Center for Motivation and Change Offers Alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous

The Center for Motivation and Change (“CMC”) offers an alternative to the “strict abstinence” treatment used by Alcoholics Anonymous. The center does not make patients swear off drugs and alcohol for life as they believe this causes many (young people in particular) to become discouraged.  Instead, CMC treats substance abuse with “anti-craving medications,” “motivational interviewing,” and prohibits the use of the words: “addict,” “alcoholic,” and “enabling.”

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