Logically, the disease model of addiction shouldn’t threaten anyone’s belief in their own ability to recover, any more than a diagnosis of diabetes or hypertension suggests you can’t successfully recover from those illnesses.
Keep the program going, find referrals, work with families, maintain certification, get the best staff, report to corporate leadership, oh, yeah… and help people with addictive disease establish recovery. It’s a big menu. Here’s some help.
Some approaches are better than others at helping an individual identify what works for them in understanding their disease and establishing a stable recovery.Read More