Difficult and Overwhelming at Times

This line of work can be difficult and overwhelming at times. I have actually heard some public officials who work in our addiction treatment industry say “don’t talk about the opioid crisis it will frighten people”.  Classic denial at the system and institutional...

4 POINT PLAN FOR BEING HUMAN…

Many times, I write a blog post to “scratch my own itch”; meaning I need to solve a problem or address a personal issue with which I am struggling.  As I work this issue out for my own benefit, I share it with you.  The hope is you will also gain from this process....

15 Useful Strategies to Cope with Chronic Worry  

I recently found the best definition of worry.  It was in the clinical psychology textbook Worry and its Psychological Disorders by Graham Davey and Adrian Wells. From page 5: “Worry has been defined as a chain of thoughts and images, negatively affect-laden and...