Change

Lloyd Gordon, III, MD is the Medical Director at The Ranch Tennesse. I was somewhat discouraged with the recent article cited in the ASAM News called “Adjunctive Counseling During Brief and Extended Buprenorphine-Naloxon Treatment for Prescription Opioid Dependence” with the lead investigator being Roger D. Weiss, MD, of Boston University. The article described adjunctive counseling…

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Missing Out on Opportunities

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky, retired Canadian-born professional National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey player who played for four teams in 20 seasons, nicknamed “The Great One,” and often called “the greatest hockey player ever” (born 1961) Nothing ventured, nothing gained. We’ve heard that adage more than…

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Internet Addiction

It is often difficult to get a designation of and recognition for new addictions. The psychiatry and therapy communities as well as the wider public can be slow to admit to the reality of certain problems. However, it is tough to ignore the fact that people can become obsessed with and even addicted to the…

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