August 2018

August 2018

Why Addiction Treatment Doesn’t Work ACE, ADDICTION TREATMENT, CULTURE, DISEASE MODEL, DOXA, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, MEDICAL MODEL, MENTAL HEALTH, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, UPCOMING POSTS, VOICES

Why Addiction Treatment Doesn't Work by Clark Miller August 30, 2018 Decades of research on treatment approaches along with understanding of human biology and psychology combine to invalidate the core components of “addiction treatment” in the U.S – medical (disease) model, 12-Step religious subculture, group... Read More

Medical Industry Endorses FDA Vape Harm Reduction Plan that Leads to Cigarette Smoking by Kids and Fuels the Diabetes Epidemic ADDICTION TREATMENT, DIABETES, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SUBSTANCE USE, TOBACCO, UPCOMING POSTS

Like Suboxone for the opioid crisis, promotion of e-cigarettes to address tobacco use as “harm reduction” is supported by establishment Medicine citing signs of decreased rates of both tobacco and e-cigarette use by youth, but more recent data point instead to worsening effects: booming rates…

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Uncontrolled Substance Use is a National Epidemic: Where Have Decades and Billions Spent on Medical Model Approaches Gotten Us? ADDICTION TREATMENT, DISEASE MODEL, EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENT, MEDICAL MODEL, PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS, SCIENCE, SUBSTANCE USE, UPCOMING POSTS

Measured by public health outcomes, trends, and related research and data, medical industry control of healthcare resources to treat compulsive substance use, or “addiction”, has been a lethal failure – providing instead of effective treatments and gains, a continually worsening national substance use epidemic diverting…

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