Tag: anonymity

  • Believing in Recovery: Addiction treatment and faith

    Sarah Henderson return with another article about addiction treatment and recovery. This time, Sarah gets all philosophical with us and discusses the concept of faith in recovery. Personally, my faith is and always has been very logic-based. I’m not a very spiritual person, and the things that are most important to me are usually right […]

  • NIDA and ONDCP – American policy on addiction research

    At this year’s College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) Annual Meeting, I got to hear, and talk to, some of the most influential players in the American addiction research field. Here are a few highlights from their talks and our discussion: Dr. Nora Volkow of NIDA talked about a shift from Genome Wide Association […]

  • Is anonymity the final shame frontier in addiction?

    I’m a drug addict and a sex addict, and as far as I’m concerned, staying anonymous let’s me remain buried in shame, and a double life, that keeps me always one step ahead of those close to me. Did I say too much? Did I give away my secrets? None of thoseĀ  questions matter when […]

  • About addiction – Len Bias, the war on drugs, addiction statistics, and anonymity

    Here are some good links from the recent past. I know I haven’t done this in a while, and it’s not because of a lack of good stuff out there about addiction. I’ve been busy/lazy, so sorry. Addiction tomorrow: An article about the effect of Len Bias’s death in 1986 on the war on drugs. […]