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The truth set him free

May 15, 2011  |  Nick Zubko, Associate Editor
Ten years ago, Adi Jaffe lived a life where “different people knew different sides of me, and everything else was kept in the dark.” The description refers to the years he spent selling a variety of illegal drugs, including methamphetamine, which would become...

Leaders seek best practices to help recovering parents

January 6, 2011  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Parent: It’s the job the Betty Ford Center’s Jerry Moe calls the most important he’ll ever have, and the one he was least adequately prepared to

Researcher: Treatment of young adults should engage peers

September 22, 2010  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
University of Illinois Professor Douglas C. Smith considers the role of peers to be an untapped resource in the treatment of young people ages 18 to

A groundbreaking research collaboration

September 1, 2010  |  Karen Dodge, PhD, Barbara Krantz, DO, FASAM, MS, and Paul J. Kenny, PhD
The fields of medicine and addiction treatment are both moving toward evidence-based practice. This approach is focused on determining what

Bringing research-based practice to fruition

July 21, 2010  |  John W. McIlveen, Med, LMHC
The issue of research’s impact on clinicians and patient care in the helping professions is not a new one. In 1949, at the Boulder Conference on

Researcher whose work defines addiction as lifespan illness earns accolades

June 16, 2010  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The signature research project of Robert Zucker, PhD, has been going on since the 1980s, when many of its now young-adult subjects were small

An award-winning DVD elevates the conversation about addiction

June 9, 2010  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
When Kevin McCauley was sent to a military prison for a year, he decided to immerse himself in learning about the disease that had held a grip on

A useful primer on Motivational Interviewing

January 1, 2010  | 
I read with great interest Nicholas Roes' recent article on Motivational Interviewing (September/October 2009 issue). You have said in two


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