ASAM Level I Classes

ASAM Level I Classes

ASAM Level I classes are designed according to the American Society of Addiction Medicine  (ASAM) criteria for addiction treatment. Specifically, ASAM Level I classes and Substance Abuse Treatment provide individuals with a supportive and instructive environment where they are encouraged to develop deeper insights into the causes and conditions, as well as the effects, of their addictive and abusive behaviors.

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Addicted to Drugs

Addicted to Drugs

Brief Description of an article from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Many people do not understand why or how other people become addicted to drugs. It is often mistakenly assumed that drug abusers lack moral principles or willpower and that they could stop using drugs simply by choosing to change their behavior. In reality, drug addiction is a complex disease, and quitting takes more than good intentions or a strong will.

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