How can the effects of addiction be so obvious, yet so little is done to address the crisis?
Is there a connection between hopelessness and addictive behavior? And if so, how could hope be used to help people recover from drinking and drug use?
What is the addiction treatment gap? And how can this gap be closed?
A history of substance abuse issues doesn’t mean that a person is no longer capable of doing amazing things. If anything, some of the most remarkable people I know once struggled with addiction themselves.
Closing the Revolving Door—Problems With Intensive Outpatient and Partial Hospitalization Treatment for Addiction
Drug and alcohol abusers frequently get caught in a revolving door of treatment – a perpetual cycle of treatment and then relapse. Treatment can get a bad name. Yet, treatment is usually the only real solution for someone struggling with addiction.