Posts Tagged ‘Harm Reduction’

Drink Yourself Sober

A guest post written by Patrick McNichol (used with permission) 88,000. That’s equivalent to twenty-nine 9/11 terrorist attacks. It’s about one person in the Buffalo Metro every day. This is how many people die as a result of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in the US each year, according to the National Institute of Alcoholism and…

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The Sinclair Method (TSM) is a process

It seems that almost every single day we hear some variation of the same question that ends like this—“Does this mean the Sinclair Method (TSM) isn’t working for me?” The question typically follows a short explanation that follows a standard pattern: I’ve recently started TSM. It’s been (insert range of time between a day and…

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FDA Draft Guidance is Reason to Celebrate

On February 11, 2015 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research issued a draft guidance that would allow the reduction of harmful drinking to be considered a successful outcome in clinical trials. Read the full draft: Alcoholism: Developing Drugs for Treatment…

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