Tag: Treatment

Non-12-Step Programs and Rehabs: There are Many Choices

Almost one quarter of all alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilities in the U.S. are non-12-step programs. These are the findings of a recent survey by The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA). People who prefer a non-12-step program or rehab have a wide choise. Here are alphabetical lists of random samples.  First …

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Licensed Alcohol Counselor: Accept Nothing Less

Always insist on having a licensed alcohol counselor. You wouldn’t seek medical help from an unlicensed doctor. Why use an unlicensed alcohol counselor? Make sure to have a licensed alcohol counselor. Too much is at stake to do otherwise. Licensed Alcohol Counselor Unfortunately, many alcohol counselors are not licensed. Some alcohol and drug programs actually …

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New Medication for Alcoholism Might Already Exist

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Researchers have suggested that an inexpensive medicine for blood pressure and angina might be an effective medication for alcoholism. Pindolol The drug, pindolol, has proven effective in preclinical trials with rats. The results may or may not apply to humans. It’s clearly too early to break out the Champagne. Many promising leads in treating alcoholism …

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