Outpatient services are quite a bit broader than inpatient services. If you’re looking for a particular orientation, be it more eastern, more cognitive behavioral for that matter, the choices are much broader than residential. The choices, therefore, lie everything from one on one individual therapy to group therapies that meet once a week, to support [...]
Outpatient care ranges from free of charge, meaning self-help groups like SMART Recovery, Moderation Management, but there’s also some other ones like SOS, Women for Sobriety and Recovery Incorporated. These are all outpatient, free, self-help groups that are available via the internet. Not every single town has one, but please look at the internet, and [...]
Alternatives to 12-Step Programs are Proven Effective Two key factors influence the high rate of failure among 12-Step programs. First, the immediate mandate to completely stop drinking – abstinence – as the only solution ignores the structure of alcohol addiction.
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