Recovery From Opioid Addiction: What Research Says About Role of Steady Employment – Burlington Free Press

Read article - Quotes Robert Drake, the Andrew Thomson, Jr., 1946 Professor, professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and of community and family medicine, in an article about a recent study that examined the correlation between steady employment and addiction recovery. "It doesn't really address what we know and have known for more than half a century about recovery," says Drake. "When people get abstinent, they have a high rate of relapsing." To promote long-term recovery, Drake suggested that involvement in meaningful activities is essential.