In the field of addiction treatment, rehabilitation, support, and recovery, things have been going along pretty much the same since about the 1940s and 1950s. That is until about the last decade or so. Today Denise discusses some of these changes and possibilities with Dr. Tom Horvath of Practical Recovery and Smart Recovery.
Just in the past few weeks there have been numerous articles about using drugs to treat addiction and more alternatives to the standard use of the 12 step programs. There has also been talk about different interpretations of the 12 step programs by those who are the biggest advocates of the concept. The world is changing with more choices and possibilities.