A History Lesson on Addiction Care

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Not all substance abuse treatment is alike. Robin Stuart, Executive Director of CHI Recovery, Inc. spells out the difference with a lesson in history. The addiction treatment system in America is a broken and ineffective. The standardized treatment of addiction through rehabs, 12-Step programs, or a combination of the two yields only a 20 percent, […]


The pseudo-science of Alcoholics Anonymous: There’s a better way to treat addiction

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AA and rehab culture have shockingly low success rates, and made it impossible to have real debate about addiction By Dr. Lance Dodes and Zachary Dodes Alcoholics Anonymous is a part of our nation’s fabric. In the seventy-six years since AA was created, 12-step programs have expanded to include over three hundred different organizations, focusing […]