Can a 12-step program work in methadone maintenance treatment?

@article{Ronel2011CanA1,
  title={Can a 12-step program work in methadone maintenance treatment?},
  author={Natti Ronel and Keren Gueta and Yali Abramsohn and Nir Caspi and Miriam Adelson},
  journal={International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology},
  year={2011},
  volume={55 7},
  pages={1135-53}
}
Three consecutive, professionally led (as opposed to self-help) groups following the 12-step program (TSP) were integrated into a methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) program that included 32 heroin-addicted individuals in recovery. This report describes our experience in meeting the challenges that arose and our conclusions regarding the therapeutic potential of this integration. A professional therapeutic staff guided the groups. In-depth interviews of 10 participants and the reflections of… CONTINUE READING

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