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1Effective Treatment for Alcohol and Substance-Abuse Effective Treatment for Alcohol and Substance-Abuse Rita ArreolaNational UniversityStacey Smith 03-09-2020Effective Treatment for Alcohol and Substance-Abuse
2In this particular article “ Rehab Rooted in Science” by Gabrielle Glaser, argues that many counselors that treat alcohol and drug abuse patients only need a high school diploma, looking at the statistics from 2012. Many of these patients are told that they must “ adhere to a higher power” in order to “escape substance abuse”. Glaser stresses the fact that this type of treatment given to patients is “ignoring recent research on this subject” By this he means that over the spam of five years from 2004-2009 there has been many medications created that can help this type of addiction or “illness”. Overtime, he expresses the frustration that with the traditional rehabilitation procedures have failed and that as a society we have not taken advantage of the medicinal side for patients dealing with addiction. Not only that does the National Institute for Alcohol and Abuse, has taken inconsideration that also “ taxpayers had paidfor them,” he said of the studies, “but nobody was paying attention.” Glaser is definitely looking at this situation from all angles. From the most scientific way , to medicinal view, and what we as a society are putting our money into. On the other hand, Glaser integrates the fact that Obama