90% of people with addiction are not getting treatment, and that needs to change – according to a new promo for A&Es long running show Intervention. It’s ironic that they’re coming out with this messaging now, because it’s exactly the message I’ve been fighting this year. See their promo below: I was tapped to give […]
Commenters to this site claim the disease debate doesn’t matter, and some even say that no one is pushing the disease model of addiction. The most basic review of the news shows that the push for the disease model of addiction is still going strong. It obviously matters to someone.
Comedian and “recovering addict” Russell Brand recently testified in front of a committee in Parliament about drug policy. If you want to watch it, here’s the full video, his portion goes 29 minutes long, or you can skip it and read my points below: What’s wrong with Russell’s pitch? I’m sure his intentions are nothing […]
A new study finds that 10% of americans “used to have a problem with drugs or alcohol, but no longer do.” But somehow, this finding gets distorted to support the recovery culture. See how OASAS and Drugfree.org pull the scam and twist the data.
If Twelve Step Facilitation is an “Evidence Based Treatment”, then such terminology is meaningless. The studies used by SAMHSA to classify TSF as EBT have also shown that the method is no more effective than “no-treatment.”
Pleasure Unwoven is a slickly scripted and produced educational DVD presumably marketed to rehabs. I can picture a room full of rehab patients being forced to watch it right now – but hey, it’s probably better than watching videos of that priest with a chalkboard from Hazelden. I’ve digressed though – the website for Pleasure […]