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.
Crystal meth. Meth. Ice. Speed. Crank. Chalk. Glass. Wash. Pookie. These are all slang names for methamphetamine, a drug which grows in global public use every year. Across most parts of the United States as well, use of meth has increased.
Americans make choices every day, choosing what to wear to work, what kind of lunch to get, and what kind of route to drive home when the day is done. Making choices is a natural, daily part of our lives, just as natural as the air that we breath is.