Addiction and Recovery

Things are changing more enlightened people are realizing punishment fails recovery heals

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Addiction is a learning disorder. You can recover and that begins with acceptance: In the play “Inside Job,” Wyatt’s father dreams of talking to his dead son:

WYATT:

“You couldn’t get clean for me. And forcing me to go to years of rehab didn’t make any difference. Rehab is where you meet other druggies, to buy dope and learn about new ways to get loaded. You always thought the right program would “fix me.” Doesn’t work that way. I was more committed to being high then to getting sober. It’s an Inside job.”

SOURCES:

Partnership For Drug Free Kids

Broken No More: A Substance Abuse Forum

Addiction Policy Forum

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Foundation for a drug free world

National Institute on Drug Abuse

The addiction recovery guide: an online source for help by state

NCHRC