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What is the difference between long and short term recovery plans in chemical dependency treatment?
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: 30days vs 1 year
Over and over, clinical studies have proven the greater efficacy of long-term treatment for drug and alcohol dependency versus shorter-term (i.
e. 30 day) treatment.  across the United States literally hundreds of treatment centers decorate the coastline, each offering a unique twist on a month's worth of holistic treatment for substance abuse.

In brief: 30days vs 1 year
Over and over, clinical studies have proven the greater efficacy of long-term treatment for drug and alcohol dependency versus shorter-term (i.
e. 30 day) treatment.  across the United States literally hundreds of treatment centers decorate the coastline, each offering a unique twist on a month's worth of holistic treatment for substance abuse.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
In brief: Try 12-Step Program
Short term goals in substance abuse recovery would include abstinence and creating a good support system to remain sober. Long term goals would be to make life style changes consistent with sobriety, reestablishing relationships with family and friends, and becoming a contributing member of society again.
I would encourage anyone to seek out a 12-step program as a first step in their recovery.

In brief: Try 12-Step Program
Short term goals in substance abuse recovery would include abstinence and creating a good support system to remain sober. Long term goals would be to make life style changes consistent with sobriety, reestablishing relationships with family and friends, and becoming a contributing member of society again.
I would encourage anyone to seek out a 12-step program as a first step in their recovery.
Dr. Robert Woods
Dr. Robert Woods
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