Self Help for Cure

Self help is the act of helping or ameliorate without depending onothers. For many people it involves joining a fellowship of people who are dealing with a similar problem. These groups do not rely on professional guidance but instead the members support each other. Examples of self help treatments would include: 12 Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous are the most well known of all the self help groups. Self Management and Recovery Training (SMART) which aims to make use of the latest scientific research. Rational Recovery emphasizes the need for each individual to take charge of their own life. This approach does not promote support group attendance because it may reinforce the idea that the individual is an addict. There are many books that claim to help people give up their addiction without any formal treatment or help from recovery groups.

  • Track 1-1 Replacing drug using activities
  • Track 2-2 Building interpersonal skills
  • Track 3-3 Problem solving skills
  • Track 4-4 Concentrated in interested activities

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