Have you ever noticed that the only “addictions” or habits that are classified as diseases or disorders are those that have high costs, or negative consequences, AND that our society deems are morally wrong? Just because a particular behavior or activity turns out badly, does that mean that the initial choice to engage in it was somehow involuntary or triggered? The creators of The Freedom Model for Addictions take on the disease concept and challenge listeners to consider that just because an activity has high costs doesn’t mean those who engage in it are diseased or disordered.


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*In cases of physical withdrawal, medical treatment and/or medical detoxification services may be necessary. Consult with a licensed physician..
The Freedom Model and the Freedom Model Retreats, divisions of Baldwin Research Institute, Inc., do not provide any services that require certification by New York State’s Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. The information in this book is designed to provide information and education on the subject of substance use and human behavior. This book is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any associated condition. The publisher and authors are not responsible for any consequences from any treatment, action, application, or preparation, by any person or to any person reading or following the information in this book. The publisher has put forth its best efforts in preparing and arranging this. The information provided herein is provided “as is” and you read and use this information at your own risk. The publisher and authors disclaim any liabilities for any loss of profit or commercial or personal damages resulting from the use of the information contained in this book.


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