Dr. Stratyner

By: Dr. Harris Stratyner, Ph.D.

Dr. Harris Stratyner, vice president of Caron Treatment Center and clinical director of the New York region, is internationally known for developing and implementing the groundbreaking clinical model of “Carefrontation,” a treatment approach that doesn’t shame or blame the patient. It recognizes addiction as a disease and stresses each individual’s responsibility to work with healthcare providers to reach the goal of complete abstinence.

The irony of alcohol

Alcohol is an extremely dangerous substance that is ironically legal. It cost our world billions of dollars a year in health issues, and more importantly, results in millions of deaths.

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Resilience and working through

Life certainly was made for living on a moment by moment basis. The existential dilemmas we encounter can lead to a nihilistic view or one of true optimism - the difference perhaps is related to genetics, biochemistry, the social and political zeitgeist, luck or lack there of, and myriad other phenomena.

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