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 a federal agency (SAMSHA). Overview of Non-12-Step Programs I.   Rehabs II.  Non Rehabs III. Outpatient People who prefer a non-12-step program or rehab have a wide choise. Here are alphabetical …

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Licensed Alcohol Counselor: Accept Nothing Less

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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! Overview I.   Licensed Alcohol Counselor II. Licenses and Credentials III. Resources I. Licensed Alcohol Counselor Sadly, many alcohol …

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New Medication for Alcoholism Might Already Exist

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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 celebrate. Many promising leads in treating alcoholism have failed to materialize. Pindolol is already …

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