If drugs and alcohol are the answer, what is the question? What causes a person to choose drugs and alcohol as a coping mechanism for survival?
Substance abuse and dependency occurs in all socioeconomic groups. It doesn’t discriminate. After more than 8000 interviews with clients on probation for drug and alcohol offenses, Counselor and Deputy Probation Officer Michael Oden sees a recurring pattern that for these adults in recovery in their early years there was essentially “No one home.” Michael offers practical tools and techniques for counselors and clients that facilitate real and life long change.