PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – The past 50 years have been riddled with accusations, theories, critics and skepticism toward the 12-Step Program.
Today, if you have a drinking problem you go to Alcoholics Anonymous, and if you have a drug problem you go to Narcotics Anonymous. Both programs use the 12-step approach, but is that really best for all their patients?READ MORE: Mt. Lebanon School District Increasing Police Presence During Investigation
Many doctors are in agreement that not all patients can benefit from this program. In 2000, studies found that 90 percent of American addiction treatment programs were using the 12-step method.