Holistic Methods in Drug Abuse Treatment

  • Ethan Nebelkopf


Recently many holistic treatment processes have begun to be applied in the treatment of substance abusers. These alternatives to the more conventional verbal/medicinal methods include herbs, acupuncture, nutritional therapy, megavitamins, bodywork, yoga, biofeedback, and a variety of other innovative methods. These approaches expose the user/addict and alcoholic to alternative approaches which emphasize the “whole person” rather than specific symptoms or substances abused.


Substance Abuser Drug Addiction Methadone Maintenance Sodium Ascorbate Therapeutic Community 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ethan Nebelkopf
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  1. 1.Walden House, Inc.San FranciscoUSA

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