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Repeated studies have shown that the average person, who could be diagnosed with a substance abuse problem, will discontinue use on their own 20 to 30 percent of the time. But, those who are exposed to AA and treatment and who are taught the disease concept have a drastically decreased chance of achieving sobriety. While treatment professionals are aware of program failure, governing organizations support and promote the adoption of 12-step tenets into treatment programs for substance abusers. Families pay tens of thousands of dollars to help their loved ones only to place them in programs that follow guidelines of a documented failed program. Any program based on a program that fails will inevitably fail. For most, 12-step has become synonymous with failure.
People used to think that planet Earth, was flat. Some people believe that once your brain is damaged or compromised, you can never regain those lost connections or cells. WRONG. Have you heard of Neuroplasticity? Neuroplasticity is the brain’s ability to reorganize itself by forming new neural connections. Your brain performs this function throughout your […]