Getting Alcohol or Drug Abuse Counseling?

 What you say is NOT confidential. A cornerstone of alcohol and drug abuse counseling and treatment is honesty. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has a healthy recovery percentage (around 5%, a little higher than average for the rehab industry), but the key to recovery is honesty. According to a 2014 Cornell Law Review article on privileged communications by Ari Diaconis, the possibility of recovery for those who attend AA but do not participate in discussions is virtually zero. The same applies not just for AA meetings, but any type or form of alcohol or drug rehab. In Absalon v. State, 460 S.W.3d, 158,... Continue reading →