Try A Little Harder

Like many people with opioid dependence, I did not progress to a severity of illness where I decided that I needed addiction treatment.  It would have been less burdensome for…

Late to the party?

Addiction has historically been viewed not as an illness, but instead as either the personal choice to engage in bad behavior or a lack of self-control over intoxicants.  But a…

Not THAT Bad

In earlier posts, I provided background for a problem that has captured headlines in recent years, namely the problem of addiction to opioid pain medication. My reason for providing background…