December 12, 2013

A&E Intervention Alum Commits Suicide


Dillon had a professional intervention, went to rehab, and learned that he was powerless over his addiction. Also, he eventually killed himself. I think these facts are related.

Surviving Straight Inc, a Controlling Approach To Addiction Treatment Brings Disastrous Consequences

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Straight Inc is one horrific example of what a controlling approach to rehabilitation results in: physical and psychological abuse. A new documentary uses survivor stories to bring you into the world of Straight Inc. Explore the “control model” approach to addiction treatment. We contrast the effects of a control model approach and efforts at self-change through personal stories of a Straight Inc victim and his younger sister.