drug treatment court

What is a Drug Treatment Court?

Addiction is a legitimate disease of the mind, and it’s been proven by science. It’s even been added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. This book is used to help doctors, psychologists, and other medical professionals when determining if someone has a mental illness. If you’ve been assigned to drug treatment court…

People need help with their addiction, but they won't get it with outdated treatment practices.

How We Know Addiction is a Disease

How many times have you heard someone say addiction is a disease? Medical professionals affirm the use of the word “disease” when describing addiction. But when you look at the way treatment works in the addiction community, is substance abuse really being treated in the same way as other chronic diseases? Some Addiction Treatment Isn’t Very…