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Fifty Years in the Service of Addiction Treatment: An Evolution in Paradigm and Policy David E. Smith

Fifty Years in the Service of Addiction Treatment: An Evolution in Paradigm and Policy

David E. Smith

Published November 1st 2012
ISBN : 9781937612368
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43 pages
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We live in a time where treatment of addiction is transitioning from being criminalized to being medicalized. We begin a new era where it will be addressed like other chronic, incurable, and potentially fatal medical conditions. The 2012 US SupremeMoreWe live in a time where treatment of addiction is transitioning from being criminalized to being medicalized. We begin a new era where it will be addressed like other chronic, incurable, and potentially fatal medical conditions. The 2012 US Supreme Court decision on healthcare reform providing parity for addiction and mental health treatment is an important part of this process.