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Intense Addict Shaming: Possibilities and Perils

Is shaming through intensive and sometimes harsh therapy sessions at America’s unlicensed rehab groups cause for concern?Too little researched, these rehab groups are present in Spanish-speaking communities throughout major U.S. cities and embedded w...

February 25, 2016