The purpose of this treatment paper is to show an understanding of the treatment needs of persons who have addiction, dependency, substance abuse disorder problems. What can a person do if they experience loss of control of their substance use and the negative impacts on their life? Throughout this course we have studied abuse/addictive behavior for each drug and the biological/physical, psychological and social effects. Most treatment in the US is based on the Bio-Psych-Social model of disease.
Write a 3-5 page paper (typed, double spaced) explaining the principles and strategies of treatment options in the USA. Use this rubric and make sure to include certain required information.
|Intervention/Treatment||How many people need treatment and how many people actually receive treatment in the US?
Describe and explain the stages of treatment: detox, active treatment, maintenance, pharmacological maintenance (replacement therapy).
What are the goals of treatment and how does treatment address the bio-psycho-social needs of addiction? (principles of treatment)
|Readiness to Change
(DiClemmente and Prochaska)
|Explain how each of the stages of change may influence or motivate an addict’s attempts at getting clean and sober.||4 points|
|AA/ NA/ Alanon and NarAnon||What is the difference between AOD treatment and 12 Step programs/groups?||3 points|
|Resources/Bibliography||Properly cite at least 2 credible sources of information.|