Treatment vs. Recovery
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 5, Number 3, May 2017
Michael Pond, MSW, RN
Private therapy practitioner in Vancouver, BC specializing in addiction treatment. Author of Wasted: An Alcoholic Therapist’s Fight for Recovery in a Flawed Treatment System.
Michael Pond has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
For many people, the word “recovery” means being in AA or another 12-step program where the goal is to stay abstinent. It’s a culture of mutual support where people help and assist each other toward the goal of sobriety.