In 1987, I celebrated 20 years working in the addictions field. During those years, I perceived myself as a laborer rather than a “leader,” but an incident occurred in fall of 1987 that forced me to confront the role that was emerging for me. The incident in question involved the issue of smoking.Like most of(……)

I will be posting a blog in the coming weeks that summarizes the results of a new health survey with imbedded questions related to addiction recovery.  The results will underscore once again the role nicotine addiction plays in the compromised health of people in recovery from other addictions.  As a prelude to that forthcoming blog,(……)