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Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living Professional

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Jason Schwartz, LMSW is the Clinical Director of Dawn Farm, in Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor,... Full Bio
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Do we really want to get each other angry? by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Greg Williams says we need to get angry : It is apparently OK for those family members to angrily demand a better response from the federal government to the cu ... Read on »
Michigan increases access to naloxone by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism We’ve finally increased access to life preservers. Now, how do we get them out of the sea? It’s official . The new laws will allow a state resident to obtai ... Read on »
Childhood sexual abuse and alcohol problems – TBS by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism A new study  (This is a TBS post from 2007) looks for a relationship between childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and alcoholism. It finds that women who experienced CSA h ... Read on »
Childhood sexual abuse and alcohol problems – TBS by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism A new study  (This is a TBS post from 2007) looks for a relationship between childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and alcoholism. It finds that women who experienced CSA h ... Read on »
Bias in the evidence base by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism From The British Psychological Society’s Research Digest : In the last few years the social sciences, including psychology, have been taking a good look at themsel ... Read on »
Sublime Recovery vs. Banal Recovery by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Eve Tushnet offers a really thought provoking discussion of a dialectic involving competing recovery narratives. First, “sublime” recovery: In this narrative, ... Read on »
Book Review: The Recovering Body by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Jennifer Matesa’s The Recovering Body: Physical and Spiritual Fitness for Living Clean and Sober seeks to provide “a roadmap to creating our own unique approach to physi ... Read on »
A Life Rebuilt by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism We are very proud and excited to present “A Life Rebuilt” by Adam Wright. Adam is a Dawn Farm alumni and made the film about Amy, another alumni. We love it and hope y ... Read on »
We are all connected by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism photo credit: davegray I thought we we done with the Robin Williams commentaries, but Pat Deegan just posted a great one. There were public displays of affec ... Read on »
Recovery is good business by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism   I just learned of this upcoming talk in Ann Arbor: Belief, Hope and Generosity in the Workplace: Hiring Individuals in Recovery Wednesday October 1, ... Read on »
Michigan Senate passes 3 bills to make overdose drug more accessible by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism This is very good news for Michigan: The state Senate gave final passage today to three bills that will make access to drugs like Narcan, which can successfully re ... Read on »
The Lancet and drug harms: missing the bigger picture – TBS by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism A Throw Back Sunday post from 2007 on values and evaluating drug harms. ============ The Transform Drug Policy Foundation offers a response to the recent Lancet ... Read on »
We are sane, sober and responsible by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Bill White just posted on a cycle that entrenches stigma within some professions. “There are whole professions whose members share an extremely pessimistic vi ... Read on »
Sentences to ponder by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Regardless of the reason one has for ending replacement therapy, making the choice presents a whole new set of challenges. Suboxone is a hard drug to kick. The medicatio ... Read on »
Stigma and the other by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism This article has been on my mind, but I haven’t gotten around to posting anything on it. So, for today’s throw back Sunday post, I decided to use a related post. ==== ... Read on »
Sentences to ponder by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism by karola riegler photography “According to RBP’s 2013 annual report, Suboxone had sales of $1.2 billion. It is ranked at #39 of the top 100 drugs prescribed ... Read on »
Students shouldn’t have to sacrifice school for recovery, or recovery for school by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Source: Detroit Free Press This story of a recent University of Michigan student who died while combining Adderall and alcohol touches upon a recent theme in ... Read on »
The power of recovery by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism The Washington Post recently ran a story about the acting drug czar, who happens to be one of us. The nation’s acting drug czar has a substance-abuse problem. ... Read on »
Power and responsibility in all the wrong places by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Peter Sheath did a guest post a while back at Memoirs of an Addicted Brain that took the treatment field’s inventory: Unfortunately many of the people working in t ... Read on »
Home at Last by Jason Schwartz, LMSW Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alcoholism Getting back to the Throw Back Sunday posts after a little break. This one was originally posted in February 2007. ===================== PBS’s series NOW had a ... Read on »