Interviews
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William L. White, MA

Emeritus Senior Research Consultant, Chestnut Health Systems

 

Bill White has been a prolific writer and researcher, as well as widely respected thought-leader in addiction treatment and policy for many decades. He is one of the authors of the famous “Blueprint Studies” that described the success of health-care professionals participating in workplace monitoring. The following clips are taken from his interview with “Memo to Self” writer/director Kevin McCauley in Punta Gorda, FL on April 27, 2015.

PLAY VIDEO: Why do Recovery Management programs work?

 

PLAY VIDEO: How long should monitoring last?

 

PLAY VIDEO: What role does coercion play in recovery?

 

PLAY VIDEO: Is the Drug War ending?

 

PLAY VIDEO: Programs like HIMS and Diversion were nearly lost. What happened?

 

PLAY VIDEO: Why is social interaction so important in recovery?

 

PLAY VIDEO: Is there a such thing as “natural recovery” without treatment or AA attendance?

 

PLAY VIDEO: Bill Wilson said, “The roads to recovery are many.” Why is there such competition between abstinence-based and medication-assisted treatment?

 

PLAY VIDEO: LeClair Bissell, MD and “learning to play”