Founder of “Moms of Adult Addicts, Moms Thriving Together” Shares Tips During Nat’l Recovery Month

Pamela Evans, started a Facebook group called “Moms of Adult Addicts, Moms Thriving Together.”  This group, formed in 2019, now has 11.4 K members.  There is obviously a need for sharing stories, gaining insights, giving tips to members who are “new” to addiction within a family, and empathizing with those who are “wits end” trying…

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“Honey works Better than Vinegar”: Contingency Management Programs in Recovery

jar of M&M's

If you’ve never heard of a contingency management program in out or in-patient treatment centers, it’s because it’s under utilized.  It’s a behavior modification system in which rewards are contingent on staying abstinent.  It’s also called “carrot-and-stick” method where you are rewarded for positive behavior – much like motivating a child to clean up his…

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