Putting it All Together

Principle 10

Medically Assisted Treatment may be necessary, if medication is used in the service of recovery and not as a substitute for recovery.

Principle 11

Regular drug testing is a powerful tool and will be used in addiction treatment.

Principle 12

All members of the family seeking treatment must be fully informed of, and understand, the therapeutic goals, as well as understand and agree to the treatment plan, which includes specific recommendations for different stages of treatment.

Principle 13

Optimal recovery is achieved when family members commit to all aspects of the treatment program.

Principle 14

Typically, a member of the enabling subsystem contacts the treatment provider. It is vital that the provider begin to engage the caller in the Family Recovery Therapy treatment model during this first contact.