A way of escape

A friend and colleague, Hugh Osborne, has introduced me to a video interview with Dr. Gabor Maté in May 2014, Seattle. Probably one of the most useful explanations and explorations I’ve heard of how we escape the present (or pain, boredom, low self-esteem,...

Harm Reduction or Abstinence?

Back when I was training in the challenging arena of addiction in Los Angeles in the eighties, with pretty much every chemical known to man available if you knew where to go, and an abundance of cocaine, marijuana and alcohol on virtually every street corner, the...