Around half of prisoners have a substance dependence.
Some drug and alcohol programs
currently used in prisons have little evidence to support them.
Former FBI Director James Comey.
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Here are three lessons that former FBI Director James Comey, took from the 20th-century American Christian philosopher, Reinhold Niebuhr.
New models of recovery schools are offering hope for kids with addiction.
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Teen drug abuse is a real problem with 46% of high school students hooked on some addictive substance. Recovery high schools are offering a new model of treatment.
AA’s Twelve Steps program emphasises spiritual awakening and is not at all medical.
MEDICAL HISTORIES - The fourth instalment in our short series provides a brief overview of Alcoholics Anonymous and considers the reasons for its success. Alcoholics Anonymous provides a non-medical intervention…