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A Both/And Solution to the Addiction Epidemic

A Both/And Solution to the Addiction Epidemic

by Harriet Rossetto I have been in the addiction recovery “business”for thirty years (before it was a business), and have stood in the middle, watching the pendulum swing between extremes: no medication allowed in treatment programs; Alcoholics Anonymous-only; abstinence-based; moderation models; some psychotropics allowed; methadone/suboxone medication treatment. These kinds of either/or examples of thinking exemplify the insanity of doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting different results, the hallmark of addictive thinking.  Our culture is addicted to … Read entire article »

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