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"harm reduction" support group for people who want to reduce their alcohol intake as well as private therapy with the social worker who runs the group she’s cut her drinking to about half of what it was a before she sought help She drinks socially and enjoys an occasional drink or two with her partner"I feel like I’m on the right track" she said "I needed the help and I’m getting the help so I feel good"Harm reduction or controlled drinking in which problem drinkers reduce their alcohol intake but don’t necessarily embrace abstinence remains rare and controversial in a nation with a strong tradition of alcohol-free 12-step recovery programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous But a growing body of research indicates that harm reduction worksA 2013 review of previous studies in the Journal of Psychopharmacology found that treatment focused on reducing drinking is "probably just as effective as abstinence-oriented approaches" for at least a subset of problem drinkers And a January article in Alcohol Clinical and Experimental Research found that problem drinkers who reduced their alcohol intake during treatment experienced significantly fewer alcohol-related consequences as well as better mental health"Harm reduction is an effective way to tackle problem drinking" said Katie Witkiewitz the lead author of the 2017 study and an associate professor of psychology at the University of New Mexico "It’s as effective as other approaches in some cases more effective especially when you consider most people don’t want to quit drinking and so if we offer them tools to reduce their drinking then that’s going to reduce harm and that’s a good thing"Harm reduction skeptics include Constance Scharff director of addiction research at the abstinence-based Cliffside Malibu treatment center in Malibu Calif Attempting to drink less is fine if you’re trying to figure out whether you have an alcohol problem Scharff said but if cutting back is difficult that’s your sign that you need to abstain Similarly she questions the value of therapy that’s tightly focused on reducing or "moderating" your drinking "If we have to focus that much support to get you to moderate you’ve already crossed the line and you need to be in an abstinence-based program" she saidAdrienne who is in her 30s and has three kids under age 14 tried abstinence She successfully completed a year of sobriety with AA but she wasn’t happy with the experience"I was spending a lot of time in church basements doing things that I don’t think added to my life in a meaningful way" she said "It was taking away from friends and family And I didn’t enjoy having something scary looming over my head They would tell you things in meetings like ‘Oh your disease is in the parking lot doing pushups’ Or ‘If you leave the only thing out there is jail institutions and death’"She went online to try to find an alternative There were 400 weekly AA meetings in her area she said but the closest harm reduction support group was an hour and a half away in Evanston at the Chicago Harm Reduction Therapy Center She went to her first meeting there about three months ago She also started individual therapy with Colin Peters a social worker at the centerThey talk about her values and how they relate to her drinking goals she said as well as some of the reasons she drinks too much and the situations where that tends to happen Peters gives her practical tips and helps her formulate strategiesShe says she’s had one slip-up since therapy started; she drank too much while out with friends doing tequila shots But for the most part moderation is going well She’s drinking four days a week as opposed to seven she said and having maybe 15 drinks a week as opposed to about 30 She’s also taking the prescription medication naltrexone an opioid antagonist that can block the buzz from alcohol and reduce cravingsTreatment is going well she said but for her moderation is still a work in progress: "There are times when I want to drink more than I should and I’m working on that"Another of Peters’ clients a Chicago-area physician who didn’t want to use his name because of potential career fallout is further along in his moderation journeyWhen he sought help he’d gone from drinking a glass of wine with dinner to two glasses to three he said He wasn’t keeping track of exactly how much he was drinking but one night he realized he’d finished a bottle of wineHe knows AA works for some people he said but it wasn’t the right fit for him: "Some aspects of it – the higher power – I’m not against religion but that seemed a little mystical" So three years ago he started attending Peters’ harm reduction support group meetings in Evanston He also embarked on a year and a half of individual therapy sessionsHe now abstains from drinking every January and generally keeps to his goal of no more than 14 drinks a week and no more than two drinks a day He sleeps better feels better and finds it easier to control his weight"I’m quite happy with it" he said of harm reduction "It’s not simple – admitting it doing it reading the book ("How to Change Your Drinking") schlepping up to Evanston on a Monday night when you’re tired – all those things are hard But my behavior toward alcohol wasn’t what I wanted it to be and I wanted to take some steps to change it"The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Thursday alleged that Nnamdi Kanu its leader is being tortured in detention by the Department of State Services (DSS According to the group the real aim was to “secretly execute” Kanu IPOB in a statement published on a website it has interest in Biafra Herald also claimed that Kanu was “very ill” and needed urgent medical attention “Information getting to us now is that the director of DSS and Buhari are planning to kill some Igbo-Biafrans working for the DSS in other to secretly execute Nnamdi Kanu” it said “For months now reports have been coming to us on how Nnamdi Kanu is been tortured in the dungeon of the DSS Nnamdi Kanu is reported to be very ill and needs urgent care and treatment but the DSS on the order of Buhari have refused to grant him any treatment “Some Igbo-Biafrans who are members of the DSS have expressed their displeasure towards the treatment of Nnamdi Kanu this resulting to Buhari and the director of DSS secretly plotting way to murder them “This information got to us is from a very reliable source and our advice to Buhari is to release Nnamdi Kanu and also to stop torturing him because any harm done to him will result to a war Nigeria can’t handle “We are calling on all IPOB members to get ready for action as instructions will be given by our deputy We are calling all coordinators to start mobilizing all IPOB members and be on alert” it stated The DSS has refused to release Kanu despite an order by Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the federal high court Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari in his media chat last week gave an indication that Kanu who is accused of treason ownership of unlawful society and illegal possession of firearms will not be released anytime soon (Newer ones use closer to one and a half. radio,"The present media scenario of the country is worrisome.The report also says that extreme right-wing has imposedcensorship on media This is alarming" he said He also spoke about the killings of senior journalistsGauri Lankesh in Bengaluru and Shantanu Bhowmick in Agartala?Thanks for having me!!
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