Sep 29 2016

Seven Things We Must Understand About Addiction to Undo the Mistakes of the Past 40 Years

September 29th, 2016 When Archie Brodsky and I were writing Love and Addiction in the early 1970s, a medical resident told us, “Oh, we’ve established what addiction was long ago.” It turns out, that wasn’t true. In 2013, DSM-5, the most recent edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s diagno...
Jun 20 2017

All cold turkey everything – Quitting smoking can increase chance of sobriety

Almost any addiction treatment provider will tell you that a strong support system is key to finding success in recovery. And for many users, support comes 20 to a box, 200 to a carton. Smoking cigarettes has long been associated with substance abuse as studies have shown that people with substance ...