Clinical Update

Faith and Addiction

Topics: Alcohol | Alcohol use disorder | Connections | Opioid Use Disorder | Opioids | treatment

Discussing a patient’s spiritual life might not be something you do routinely. Conversations can be time-consuming, uncomfortable, or seemingly irrelevant to treating a substance use disorder (SUD). But studies have shown that faith can be an asset in addiction treatment. Patients may want to discuss their spiritual lives with you or have questions ab

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