by Bill Staufferpa People do not trust people who moderate or abstain from substances, particularly alcohol. There is a sense that those of us who do so are looking at

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to testify in front of the PA Senate Judiciary Committee in favor of legalizing Fentanyl Test Strips. One of the other testifiers, talked

Alcohol and other drug treatment in Australia is generally only provided for individuals, often away from their families. Treatment can include withdrawal from the substance, counselling and residential rehabilitation. All

For most of my career, I’ve been responsible for managing treatment programs. I believed strongly in those programs. At one of those programs, we developed a continuum of care that

Dr David McCartney A few things related to recovery have caught my eye recently, things that I think are worth knowing and that ought to shape our practice.. Abstinence goals

You are in Recovery? Or are you a Recovery Organisation working with people in recovery? Are you based in the Balkans, Sweden or the UK? Please take part in our

Dr David McCartney Recovery journeys can be long and involve several attempts in order for people to resolve their problems. Treatment can be part of this for many, but there

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62nd Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs and its Ministerial Segment have brought together more heads of state and government, ministers and other high-level officials, as well as more

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