CBT recommended to help when wanting to stop using alcohol and recreational drugs

NHS advice…”Less controversially, evidence from the largest ever UK trial has confirmed the effectiveness of psychological treatment. Among crack users, who were treated with either counselling or cognitive therapy, 57 per cent stopped and 8 per cent reduced their use.” Taken from ….
Substance misuse – The risks of cocaine use
By Dr Meg Thomas, 29 January 2010