Resources for Clinicians FAQs
I suspect that the methodology for measuring success was far too narrow. Focused entirely on crime, they missed a host of other gains from participation in treatment.
They soon realize they need to learn how to stay sober, while also repairing relationships, restoring health, and picking up the pieces of a career.
When the push to use more opioids for pain began, we kept hearing that there were 100 million chronic pain patients in the United States, most of whom were untreated (or undertreated).
We should anticipate that many patients with opioid disorders will also be in treatment for some chronic medical disorder.
It’s also possible for one study to validate a viewpoint and another study to validate a contradictory view.