Treatment Opinions Paper

Essay by fred4646College, UndergraduateA, April 2009

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The decision to seek drug and alcohol treatment for oneself or for a loved one can be an overwhelming process. The addiction to drugs and alcohol is an emotional struggle. The process can be more complex deciding where or what kind of treatment to pursue. Treatment is an important decision to make for oneself as an informed choice. Learning as much as one can well lead to what happens with that person or the loved one they care about. The education a person can obtain about what is available with drug and alcohol treatment center is to see the services that they offer.

Drug and alcohol treatment centers have become more experienced over recent years. The rage that can come from a person's addiction can be helped in the range of drug and alcohol rehab services to help the person to find the right treatment center. Treatment centers can help provide the person through his or her addiction of drugs and alcohol.

The paper will disclose the Alcoholics Anonymous program, the modalities used, demographics of the population served, the referral mechanisms used (both in and out), follow-up and aftercare, success rates, and informed comparison between the program described in the site visit to the treatment models presented in the text.

Alcoholics Anonymous Recovery ProgramAA Preamble:"ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience,strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others torecover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Thereare no dues or fees for A.A. membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions.

A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose...