The New York Times has a story on high-end recovery coaches. Recovery coaching has been around for a while and can be an effective service to promote treatment readiness and support recovery once it’s begun. This article doesn’t exactly paint an inspiring picture. Obviously, there are potential excesses and abuses. Hopefully, users of these services will be discriminating consumers.
Published by Jason Schwartz
I have been an addiction professional and social worker since 1994. I started blogging in 2005 as the Clinical Director at Dawn Farm. I no longer work at Dawn Farm and am now the Director of Behavioral Medicine at a community hospital, and a lecturer at Eastern Michigan University’s School of Social Work. Views expressed here are my own. Keep in mind that the field, the contexts in which the field operates, and my views have changed over time. View all posts by Jason Schwartz