The Nature of Addiction Treatment Today

One of the hardest problem that our society is facing today is Addiction. The growing problems within the family, as well as many other cultural stressors, make addiction a national and international problem that has grown by leaps and bounds. In U.S. there is a “feel good right now” mentality that tends to feed the addictive process. Based on our current scientific knowledge about addiction, the treatment process at all recovery centers occur in four distinct phases: Behavioral Intervention: The very basic step in addiction treatment contains the behavioral restraint,…

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The Nature of Addiction Treatment Today

Addiction is one of the hardest problems our society is facing today. The growing problems within the family, as well as many other cultural stressors, make addiction a national and international problem that has grown by leaps and bounds. In U.S. there is a “feel good right now” mentality that tends to feed the addictive process. Based on our current scientific knowledge about addiction, the treatment process at all recovery centers occur in four distinct phases: Behavioral Intervention: The first step in addiction treatment involves behavioral containment, stopping the drug…

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