Although this law recognises the rights of drug addicts, it has actually increased the incidence of addiction, since treatment options cannot be forced," he says, adding that, according to the law, even once admitted, the hospital's administration cannot oblige an addict to
continue his or her treatment if he or she decides to leave.
Lying for the addict to employers, law enforcement officers, family members, etc.
Allowing the addict to steal from them without creating and enforcing consequences.
Howard Roberts, deputy chief constable of Nottinghamshire Police, told the Association of Chief Police Officers conference on drugs it would cost pounds 12,000 a year for each addict to
be treated this way.
One drugs expert estimated that it now takes almost a year for an addict to
receive detox treatment.
Moreover, such compounds could make it easier for an addict to
quit the drug, he says.
This moves them into the disease system while enabling the addict to
continue in his disease.
psychotherapist David Skibbins takes the discussion to the next stage with a guidebook of positive strategies and tactics for the recovering alcoholic or addict to
reestablish their work life.
It calls for all parties involved in the addict's recovery to list who, where, and what is allowable for the addict to
experience, and what should be strictly avoided.
Which of these factors is not cited as a motivator for the addict to
gravitate to the family?