January 2, 2018

What You Should Know Before You Say ‘Addiction Is a Choice’

They say: Addiction is a choice and you should just stop. I do not understand the belief held by some that one chooses to become addicted. If addiction […]
December 13, 2017

Excessive Holiday Drinking Isn’t Just Bad For Your Liver | HuffPost

The more we drink, the smaller our brains get. Really. If a visitor from another planet happened to stop by ours this December, it’s likely that […]
November 27, 2017

3 Tips for Getting Through the Holidays Sober

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…. until it isn’t. If you’ve walked into any major retailers lately there’s no denying that the holidays are […]
November 14, 2017

How one woman’s drug addiction cost her everything

Two days before last Christmas, Beth Stephens was full of plans and promise. The brilliant, 39-year-old scientist who had studied in Paris, completed a Ph.D. in […]
October 27, 2017

Peer Engagement Specialist in the Emergency Department

An Interview with Meghan Hetfield, CRPA CARC Back in May of this year Recovery Talk introduced Peer Engagement Specialists and reported that agencies are being creative […]
October 9, 2017

High-Wealth, High-Risk, High-Touch, High-Service

The last article I wrote on working with high-wealth individuals drew a lot of attention. A few individuals wrote this population was their specialty and some […]