Faith and Addiction
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 8, Number 6, September 2020
Jesse Koskey, MD.
Psychiatrist at Kaiser Permanente, CA.
Dr. Koskey has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Faith may be a protective factor against addiction, and some widely accepted treatments use faith to build recovery capacity. This article reviews the evidence for faith-based treatment and provides suggestions for incorporating faith in the clinic.