Why don’t we have more abstinence based programs?

Why don't we have more abstinence based programs? I came across this piece and thought I would put a link to it on the site. http://www.rehabs.com/pro-talk-articles/why-dont-we-have-more-non-abstinence-treatment-programs/#.VBK-OuqcpM0.twitter I have read quite a bit about harm reduction methods over the last year and am...

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Watching relapse in friends

Watching relapse in friends One of the worst thing in recovery is watching a friend or somebody you know relapse. It sadly happens from time to time over the years.I gave up drink and drugs a few years ago and...

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Problem drinking: Moderation or abstinence?

Problem drinking: Moderation or abstinence? I found this piece in the Vancouver Sun which interested me. Dr Michael Pond talks about the different stages of problem drinking at matching people to a solution which will help them most. I think...

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