Tag: moral

  • A million ways to treat an addict

    When I was still attending my addiction counseling classes at UCLA, we often discussed the many different tools now available when treating drug abuse (CBT, 12 step, medications, rapid detox, etc.). Still, most of the class members focused on how many of these don’t work with everyone and how some have actually resulted in problems […]

  • Addiction causes – Drug addiction as a chronic disease makes sense

    The stigma of addiction is alive and well. Whether you believe in the disease model or not, it seems that people’s judgments regarding what it means to be an addict are well entrenched. I’d like to work on that a bit. Why is addiction a disease? In numerous posts on this site I’ve addressed issues […]