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 ...
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...