Programs that thoroughly educate their clients about addiction and recovery generally have superior outcomes. While those that don’t… let’s just say it’s a shame to waste the opportunity.
Patient education often provides a key breakthrough for recovering clients: The realization that, while they cannot control their disease, they can do a lot about their own recovery. And in that effort, knowledge is power.
This article from RSI Principal Scott McMillin provides insight and examples on how to customize your program’s patient education to improve treatment outcomes.