Change the Names – Remove “Abuse” Policymakers in all levels of government have an opportunity and a responsibility to work towards eliminating stigma by using non-stigmatizing terms for addiction. Individuals…

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Recovery Voices Count As we enter the final month of the 2020 election cycle, it becomes more vital that we include the faces and voices of recovery at all levels…

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National Recovery Month 2020 National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) is an international observance held every September to educate people about how substance use and mental health services can enable individuals and their families to live healthy…

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Addiction Professional, December 27, 2018

Attending Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings had reinforced Alan Wartenberg, MD’s recovery for years, until the early 1990s when he started overseeing medical services at New England programs that offered methadone treatment. The reaction the internist says he then received from some members of the NA fellowship ran the gamut from uncomfortable to downright menacing.

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