Archives for October, 2013

Addictions

Men, Addiction Treatment, and Sex: An Interview with Dan Griffin (Part Two)

Dan Griffin is a mental health and addictions treatment specialist working in Minneapolis, MN. He has been in the field for nearly 20 years. Currently he does fulltime training, consulting with treatment programs throughout the country, primarily about re-conceptualizing and redesigning treatment for men. At the inaugural Males, Trauma, and Addiction Summit in May of 2013, Dan helped craft the Eight Agreements regarding males,...
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Addictions

Men, Addiction Treatment, and Trauma: An Interview with Dan Griffin

Dan Griffin is a mental health and addictions treatment specialist working in Minneapolis, MN. He has been in the treatment world for nearly 20 years. Currently he does fulltime training, consulting with major addiction treatment programs, primarily about re-conceptualizing and redesigning treatment to suit the specialized needs of men. At the inaugural Males, Trauma, and Addiction Summit in May of 2013, Dan helped craft the
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Recovery

Is There a Need for “Country Club” Rehabs?

Not long ago the New York Times published a rather vitriolic article titled “An Intervention for Malibu.” For the most part, the Times chose to denigrate the 35 state-licensed drug and alcohol rehab facilities located in the small, upscale seaside village just outside Los Angeles. Much of the contempt centered on the fact that media vans and crews consistently clog the Malibu streets, with shutterbugs and TV...
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Pornography

Don Jon and Porn Addiction: A Hit and Miss Portrayal

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CAUTION: Don Jon may be highly triggering for sex and porn addicts. Those recovering from sex and porn addiction should view this film with caution, perhaps bookending the movie with calls to a sponsor or another supportive person in recovery.

The Flick

The late-summer/early-fall film season has presented moviegoers with not one but two sex addiction themed, A-list cast, wide-release offerings. First there was Thanks for...
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