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Half of Counselors Don't Always Advise Abstinence

By Valerie Tejeda

The last 20 years has seen a dramatic rise in addiction counselors willing to consider moderation as their clients' ultimate goal. MORE  

The Quality of Sober Living

By Nic Sheff

Every rehab I went to suggested that I go directly to a Sober Living. Unfortunately the houses ranged from fantastic to egregious and you had no way of knowing which it was going to be until you got there. MORE  

US Army Delays Counseling Program

By Valerie Tejeda

A pilot program's high drop-out rate causes delay. But one in four soldiers has a drink problem. MORE  

My Siblings and Me: Brother and Child Reunion

By Nic Sheff

When he was tweaking, he was a wrecking ball on his siblings’ lives. But he learned that while kids may not forget, they do forgive.  MORE  

What Happens When Addiction Counselors Relapse?

By Jeff Forester

Relapse is a familiar danger for many recovering addicts. And even longtime drug counselors are not immune from the occasional slip.  MORE  

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