What are some of the medical and sexual health issues which may have to be addressed in treatment? How would you go about helping the client to address them?
This discussion question meets the following NASAC Standards:
16) Recognize that crisis may indicate an underlying substance abuse problem, and may represent a window of opportunity for change.
86) Make constructive therapeutic responses when the client’s behavior is inconsistent with stated recovery goals.
107) Understand the health and behavioral problems related to the treatment of addiction, including transmission and prevention of HIV/AIDS, TB, STDs, and other communicable diseases.