Zach Rhoads

Zach is an author and educational consultant working with families in Vermont. He is also an addiction coach in Stanton Peele’s Life Process Program His book Outgrowing Addiction: With Common Sense Instead of “Disease” Therapy (with Stanton Peele) will be published by Upper Access Press in May 2019. He hosts the podcast FSDP Presents on behalf of Families for Sensible Drug Policy.

Most People With Addiction Outgrow It Naturally. We Need to Hear Them.

All life studies of people’s drug use show that most people who develop addictions—a small minority of drug users—move past…

March 1, 2021

The Problems With Post-Overdose Response Teams

Drug overdoses (better described as toxic drug mixtures and poisonings) claimed nearly half a million lives in the US between…

February 24, 2020

What Can We Learn From the Nation’s First 24/7 Methadone Clinic?

In October 2017, Community Medical Services (CMS), an Arizona-based addiction treatment provider, opened America’s first medication-assisted treatment (MAT) clinic that…

June 20, 2019

Johann Hari’s Journey of Discovery About Depression

Material living conditions are overall better in today’s world than during any time in history. Worldwide life expectancies are higher…

March 1, 2019

Let’s Support MAT Without Propping Up the Disease Model of Addiction

I’m proud of my home state of Vermont. We have received some deserved national press in the last two years…

December 18, 2018