Jan 27 - Harm Reduction Treatment, -

The Opposite Of Addiction Is Not Sobriety – It Is Human Connection by Johann Hari

“It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned, and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been…

Dec 17 - Harm Reduction Treatment, -

The Office Holiday Party: An Interview with Dr. Patt Denning on “Morning Edition”

Dr. Patt Denning was interviewed on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition program. You can listen to the full story on KQED Public Radio, click here…

Aug 16 - Harm Reduction Treatment, -

5 Master Therapists Advise on a Dilemma

Debbie Rothschild, Carrie Wilkens, Barry Lessin, John Kelly and Jeannie Little answer a therapist’s question: Ask an Expert: As a Therapist, How Can I Challenge…

Mar 20 - Harm Reduction Treatment, -

A Harm Reduction Treatment Model – Part 2

By Patt Denning, PhD Based on the principles outlined in Part 1 and on empirically validated approaches, harm reduction psychotherapy (HRP) uses multiple interventions, depending…

Mar 19 - Harm Reduction Treatment, -

Check out this article in April’s Atlantic magazine

Check out this article in April’s Atlantic magazine – it questions the wisdom of our culture’s reliance on Alcoholics Anonymous and proposes alternatives: The Irrationality…

Feb 10 - Harm Reduction Treatment, Harm Reduction Research, -

The Real Cause of Addiction

  Addiction is not caused by drugs, nor by diseased people. The antecedents are far more complicated and the solution is human connection and fulfilling…

Feb 06 - Harm Reduction Treatment, -

Dying To Be Free: There’s A Treatment For Heroin Addiction That Actually Works. Why Aren’t We Using It?

“It continues to amaze and anger me that the treatment (and the criminal justice-based treatment) systems operate outside of any oversight when it comes to…

Dec 30 - Harm Reduction Treatment, -

STEP UP, STEP DOWN: A Kinder, Gentler Approach to 2015

‘Tis the season when many of us are feeling stuffed and stymied: too much food, too many late nights, way too many conversations with people…

Dec 10 - Harm Reduction Treatment, Media & Newsletters, -

Harm Reduction for the Holidays

Holidays offer many opportunities to overdo it. Between parties, celebrations, families, or money worries, we are often at a loss about how to cope. The…

Dec 09 - Harm Reduction Treatment, Media & Newsletters, -

Just One Drink? Harm Reduction Offers Alternative Alcohol Treatment Program

The Center for Harm Reduction Therapy is spotlighted online and in Bay Area Newsgroup papers. Martha Ross’s article focuses on the Center’s unique and effective…