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    Family Pastor Seeking Non-Faith Based Rehab For Person With Alcohol Addiction

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    Family Pastor Seeking Non-Faith Based Rehab For Person With Alcohol Addiction

    Caller: Pastor for 39 year old friend

    Problem: Alcohol; possibly pain pill addiction as well

    Seeking: Non-religious rehab program; non 12 step rehab center

    Reason(s): The Pastor has known this young man for many years whose family is part of his church. The addict does not share the same faith and has issues with ‘God and higher power’. Therefore has been unwilling to go to drug rehab due to the fact that they all use the 12 step treatment which pushes these religious elements. They discovered that non 12 step drug rehab programs do not use any religious elements and are classified as non-faith based rehab centers. The Pastor knows he can get the young man’s family to support him to go to such a program. Seeking a rehab center in California or an Oregon drug rehab facility,  if possible.

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    The traditional 12 step approach looks at drug and alcohol addiction as an incurable disease. This disheartens many and makes people feel as though they are at a constant disadvantage when battling addiction. Non-traditional programs treat drug and alcohol addiction as a serious problem that can be fully addressed and resolved through treatment that is based on science and empirical evidence.
    The issue with 12 step programs is that they were the first real drug and alcohol addiction treatment offered to the public. Because many realize that addiction is something that they cannot overcome by themselves, popularity boomed quickly. While the research now shows 12 step programs are almost as effective as doing nothing at all, they are still the first name associated with drug addiction by virtue of "being first."
    Not all non 12 step programs are the same, which makes it important to find the right program for you or your loved one. It is important to find a long-term, holistic treatment option that treats each patient as an individual.
    It is impossible to determine exactly how much non 12 step treatment costs without knowing more specifics about the prospective patient. Some programs charge more than others do. This again highlights the importance of finding a program that not only meets your needs, but is also affordable. Fortunately, many programs work with a sliding pay scale or allow you to pay for treatment in installments.
    This depends on the programs and on your insurance. More and more insurance companies are realizing the need for proper alternative drug treatment and extending coverage. This is due to the better results offered by a holistic approach and the financial benefits of most patients not relapsing.
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