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Treatment for addicts is starting to change

(9/26/2012)

Treatment for addicts is starting to change
Los Angeles Times

September 22, 2012

For decades, 12-step programs and a medication-free approach have dominated the recovery industry. But now doctors and scientists and the leader of the National Institute on Drug Abuse are pushing for broad recognition of addiction as a disease and more medical approaches to therapy.

View the full article here: http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-addiction-meds-20120922,0,5288949.story


Keywords: treatment, addicts, change, 12-step programs, therapy



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