Given the chronicity of addiction and the temporary nature of formal treatment, it is essential that clients learn how to maintain recovery after discharge. Additionally, many people needing treatment are not able to access it and don’t know where to turn. This program addresses both of these issues.
After briefly discussing the disease model and identifying the common symptoms of addiction, Bob provides simple and specific instructions on how to utilize 12-step programs in building and maintaining long-term recovery. Viewers are also aided in leaping any hurdles of resistance by addressing the common myths and difficulties about utilizing such programs.