AHS 7670 Wilmington University Week 2 Theories of Addiction Discussion

In planning treatment services, an administrator needs to understand the theories/models of addiction that are used to form the basis of substance abuse treatment programs.

Name and describe four (4) theories/models of addiction. Which theory/model resonates most with your beliefs, and why?

Please read Chapter 3 in this course Supplemental Reading Resource:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 42

Please read this course Supplemental Reading Resource:

Integrated Treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders

Please read Chapter 1 in this course Supplemental Reading Resource:

Report To Congress On The Prevention And Treatment Of Co-Occurring Substance Abuse Disorders And Mental Disorders

Additional Resources:

Theories of Addiction (Links to an external site.)Theories of Addiction

What is Integrated Treatment? (Links to an external site.)What is Integrated Treatment?