We Have been in Training for this Moment in History, “We Must Step Up” – A Conversation with William White
by Cini Shaw I hope this entry finds you and yours well. As I sit here in my kitchen/home office, I have had some time to reflect on many of the wonderful speakers I have had the privilege of hearing over the last six months. William White’s closing statements in November at CCAR’s 2019 Multiple Pathways Conference have been resonating with me. He spoke of the confusion in our world, then, referencing our political leaders and the state of our environment. He eloquently
The traditional approach to working with individuals with substance use disorders, a chronic disease, has been to wait until an acute crisis occurs, “let them hit bottom,” i.e., they lose their job, their spouse files for a divorce, they have a car accident, experience a run-in with the law, require an emergency room visit or suffer an overdose.
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