Abstinence Approaches to Addiction Treatment

A thought provoking column by Geoff Thompson, the executive director of the International Network on Personal Meaning:

Abstinence Approaches to Addiction Treatment: http://www.meaning.ca/archives/archive/art_ED_col_may_06_abstinence-addition-treatment_G_Thompson.htm

Harm Reduction & Abstinence Only

12 Step based programs   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK64351/

History of Harm Reduction· Provenance and Politics   http://www.globaldrugpolicy.org/Issues/Vol%201%20Issue%203/History%20of%20Harm%20Reduction.pdf

Moderation Management or Abstinence   https://www.thefix.com/content/moderation-vs-abstinence-its-war?page=all

Webstie for Moderation Management   http://www.moderation.org/

Study: Alcohol, Drug Abuse Counselors Don't Always Require Total Abstinence  http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2012/11/alcohol-drug-abuse.aspx

America neglecting it’s Addiction Problem   https://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/policy-dose/2015/06/01/america-is-neglecting-its-addiction-problem

NIH Alcohol Stats and Facts  https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/alcohol-health/overview-alcohol-consumption/alcohol-facts-and-statistics

CDC  Prevalence of Alcohol Addiction among adults  https://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2014/14_0329.htm


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