Addiction Rehab

15
Apr

WHY ABSTINENCE IS THE PREFERRED OPTION

Disease model theory, serving as the paradigmatic basis for a treatment programme advocating abstinence, rests on the belief that addiction as a disorder originates from a neuro-biological dysfunction located in the midbrain and its cortical connections. It is postulated that dysfunctional nuclei within the midbrain and associated pathways give rise to the observed phenomenon of impaired control over the consumption

28
Mar

Recovery and the rehab dollar

The race is on for the rehab dollar. The addiction treatment industry has flourished in recent years, as more operators see it as a means to an easy profit. The absence of a universally accepted method of treating addiction means that anyone can set up a rehab and make all sorts of outrageous and difficult to disprove claims about their

16
Jan

Rock bottom

Rock bottom is a term used by many addicts to describe an event resulting from their using. This implies that things cannot get any worse. The situation demands a change. The term is a subtle form of denial because things can always get worse from one’s using. The very nature of the addiction trajectory is that things do get worse,