sustained guidance into full cultural participation

image-join-communityI’ve posted recently on the role of class in addiction, policy, treatment and recovery. Here are a couple of sentences from Bill White on the topic.

Those individuals needing professionally directed addiction treatment suffer from more than a singular, encapsulated problem with alcohol or other drugs. Need for addiction treatment—particularly prolonged or repeated treatment—is often a proxy for cultural marginalization and the need for sustained guidance into full cultural participation.