Author Archives: Chris Robin

Blog 6 The Broken Window Theory and Substance Use

he Broken Window Theory  The “Broken Window Theory” is a sociology theory originally created in 1982 by James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelly.  It became a popular theory in the 1990s, when it was used as a means to understand crime and disorder in America. In essence the theory states that when we see […]

Blog 5 The Intimate Relationship and Substance Use

Intimate Human Relationship  Two people meet for the first time on a date.  They get on well and begin to think this could be the beginning of something special.   They look forward to seeing each other again and find themselves often looking at the phone for a text or call.  If it doesn’t come, they […]

Freedom, self- isolation and Substance use

Freedom and Self-isolation  The word Freedom, at times can be an illusion or a deception. The English Dictionary states it as “The condition or right of being able or allowed to do, say, think, etc.  whatever you want to, without being controlled or limited: You could also say that freedom gives you the ability to […]

Recovery Support Focused Short Blogs

Stay Vigilant The current “self-isolation” period that everyone is going through, is difficult for many. If you are in recovery, especially if it is an early stage for you, this could be a very vulnerable time for you. Although there are still support networks out there, many people are saying that they miss the face […]