October 2018

October 2018

“Evidence or no . . .” of Effectiveness for Opioid and Substance Abuse, Depression, other Problems, Oregon Managed Healthcare Controls Public Funds to Push Into Medical Clinics a Behavioral Health “Model” with No Research Base EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HEALTHCARE, MANAGED CARE, MEDICAL MODEL, MENTAL HEALTH, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, UPCOMING POSTS

While public health epidemics worsen, a “Treatment Model” that has no support in research, practice theory, or standards of practice for behavioral health, “Primary Care Behavioral Health” (PCBH) is being pushed into Oregon medical settings by managed care organizations using their control of public healthcare…

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Effective Substance Use Treatment Requires Ending All Funding and Treatment for “Addiction” – A Fabricated Condition that Does Not Exist ACE, ADDICTION TREATMENT, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, MEDICAL MODEL, OBESITY, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SUBSTANCE USE

Effective Substance Use Treatment Requires Ending All Funding and Treatment for Addiction, A Fabricated Condition that Does Not Exist by Clark Miller October 18, 2018 The fabricated condition (or “disease” or “disorder”) of “addiction” is a made-up fiction that represents no real condition; was never... Read More

New Age Remedies for Life-Threatening Conditions? Using Public Healthcare Funds? ADDICTION TREATMENT, CULTURE, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, MANAGED CARE, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SUBSTANCE USE, TOBACCO, UPCOMING POSTS

Failure to effectively use public healthcare funds to treat compulsive use of tobacco – smoking – has extremely high costs and drives broader epidemics because public health and social harms of tobacco use eclipse those of opioids and illicit substances combined, and because tobacco use…

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Why There is No Such Thing as “Addiction” – A Fabricated Condition Made Up to Divert Resources and Healthcare Funds Away from Effective Treatments ACE, ADDICTION TREATMENT, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, MENTAL HEALTH, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, UPCOMING POSTS

Why There is No Such Thing as “Addiction” - A Fabrication that Diverts Healthcare Resources to the Criminal Treatment Scams Driving Lethal Public Health Epidemics by Clark Miller October 3, 2018 Truism = a statement that is so obvious or said so often that its... Read More