DISEASE MODEL

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Upcoming Post – Fact Check No-Brainer: The Lethal False Advertising Fueling America’s Substance Use Epidemics ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SCIENCE

Upcoming Post - Fact Check No-Brainer: The Lethal False Advertising Fueling America’s Substance Use Epidemics by Clark Miller May , 2019      Protecting the brand of addiction as a medical condition and its payoffs required that the story change from a genetic cause –... Read More

Game Over for Bad Medicine ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, HEALTHCARE, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone, VAPING

Game Over for Bad Medicine by Clark Miller March 7, 2019 Predictably, biomedical interventions for non-medical problems deliver at best no benefit, more likely harm.  Just as psychotherapy for malignant tumors would. Or, equally absurd and criminal, as addictive chemicals for common (psychogenic) chronic pain... Read More

Upcoming Post – UPDATE Opioid Crisis: More Evidence that Buprenorphine and Methadone Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) is Worsening America’s Lethal Epidemics – Columbus, Ohio ADDICTION TREATMENT, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, HARM REDUCTION, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone

Upcoming Post - UPDATE Opioid Crisis: More Evidence that Buprenorphine and Methadone Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) is Worsening America’s Lethal Epidemics – Columbus, Ohio by Clark Miller March 27, 2019 Discussed in a recent post, one of multiple lines of evidence consistently invalidating benefit from... Read More

Medical Treatments for Non-medical Conditions Cause Harm – Part 1 ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SCIENCE, SUBSTANCE USE, UPCOMING POSTS

Medical Treatments for Non-medical Conditions Cause Harm – Part 1 by Clark Miller February 27, 2019 As with the predictable and avoidable costs, including lethal epidemic, of the opioid crisis generated by inappropriately prescribed opioid pain medications for an entirely non-medical condition – similarly the... Read More

How Media Fuel Worsening Substance Use Epidemics ADDICTION TREATMENT, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, HEALTHCARE, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone

How Media Fuel Worsening Substance Use Epidemics by Clark Miller January 30, 2019 Among conspiring factors driving America’s worsening substance use epidemics media responsibility to provide investigation, accountability, exposure of harmful practices, and accurate information to a vulnerable public is both critical for change and... Read More

Clear Map of a Dark Wasteland: Bad Medicine, Lethal Crossroads and Dead Ends in America’s Opioid Crisis ADDICTION TREATMENT, CHRONIC PAIN, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, HARM REDUCTION, MEDIA, MEDICAL MODEL, OPIOID CRISIS, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, Suboxone

Clear Map of a Dark Wasteland Bad Medicine, Lethal Crossroads and Dead Ends in America’s Opioid Crisis by Clark Miller January 16 , 2019 The numbers, as they say, are staggering. Opioid-related and other drug overdose deaths increasing steadily, now sharply, over decades, 70,000 last... Read More