Chapters Capistrano Blog

May 30, 2018

Rehab Addiction Treatment Industry Hurt by Bad Players

There are a series of television ads currently running in which a man in doctor’s scrubs urges you to call a number for addiction services. Lately, the ads have gotten more belligerent. The man says something like, “You know who I am. Why haven’t you called?” Many people are annoyed […]

April 25, 2018

Poll: Spend More Money on Addiction Treatment and Prevention

Everybody has an opinion, but opinions aren’t facts. Ideally, polls can determine what those opinions are, but the data is sometimes hard to interpret. The best pollsters and analysts are honest, but sometimes questions can be slanted to record the desired result (“push polls”) and sometimes the results can be […]

March 28, 2018

Easter Is a Time for Rebirth, Renewal, and Recovery from Substance Abuse

Easter is a time of rebirth, renewal. Not only because it’s the Christian’s commemoration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but also because (in the northern hemisphere) it’s the early days of Spring following the vernal equinox, and the setting for many festivals celebrating the return of the sun, with […]

January 22, 2018

Using Opiate/Opioid Databases to Fight Addiction

While it appears that we’re still in the midst of an epidemic of opiate/opioid addiction, it looks as if more and more people are becoming aware of this epidemic. More and more parties are joining the battle to fight it. Government is providing some of this help. For example, in […]