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The Theory of Male Psychosocial Development

October 17, 2010  |  Dan Griffin
The most important point about understanding the foundation of our theory of male psychosocial development is that it is rooted in a feminist paradigm and relational cultural theory.

Paving the way for progress

September 9, 2010  |  Lindsay Barba, Associate Editor
For a population that only six to seven percent of treatment centers are targeting, according to a recent SAMHSA report, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and

Improving Men's Treatment: A New Theory of Addiction

August 29, 2010  |  Dan Griffin
The definition of addiction that Dr. Covington has used in her work with women – and that we use in our work with men as well – is “a chronic neglect of self.

Addiction clinicians receive firsthand look at military culture

August 25, 2010  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Especially for soldiers who have endured multiple combat tours, the circle of trusted confidants becomes a select group. The director of special

A film festival benefits members of a professional group

August 16, 2010  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Using the tagline “Every story deserves a great second act,” the nonprofit organization Writers in Treatment is trying to assist professional writers

Improving Men's Treatment: Integrated Theory

July 29, 2010  |  Dan Griffin
Before going into some of the specific topic areas for men’s treatment I want to briefly discuss the model that we used to create the framework

Doing whatever it takes

July 1, 2010  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Any routine Internet search for behavioral health issues in military veterans turns up scores of discussions and initiatives taking place at the

Cultural Diversity and the Code of Ethics

June 4, 2010  | 
When we speak of multiculturalism or cultural diversity, we usually think of ethnic and cultural differences, speaking a language other than English,

Calif. treatment center sees unexpected cohort of obesity surgery patients

April 29, 2010  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
An unusual pattern has emerged in recent months at the New Dawn Recovery Centers addiction treatment operations near Sacramento, Calif.: A steady

Recovery communities are thriving at more college campuses

April 21, 2010  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
About 60 educators and researchers this month attended a three-day conference at Texas Tech University to discuss how to promote the establishment

Men's Issues in Treatment

April 9, 2010  |  Dan Griffin
The next series of blog entries is going to focus on some of the more critical issues for men in treatment - one issue at a time.

Men's issues, really? Yes, really.

February 3, 2010  |  Dan Griffin
To begin this series of blog entries I would like to make the argument as to why gender responsive services for men are necessary – and long overdue.


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