I have been fortunate to known Dr Michael Smith for many years; and have met on many occasions, in the UK and in lots of different countries at NADA conferences….
The History of the NADA 5-point Acupuncture Protocol The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) is a not-for-profit training and advocacy organisation, encouraging community wellness through the use of a…
What is Acu-Detoxification? Acu-Detoxification is a modality that assists recovery in many ways.
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One of the UK’s biggest problems relating to drug addiction is the crime associated with feeding a habit. This has led some people to suggest that up to half of all acquisitive crime is drug-related and that the market value of goods stolen involved could be between 2 to 2.5 billion pounds each year.
With the pressure of services in England having their budgets slashed and services closing due to government cuts, acu-detox protocols could be used in many different settings and also in out-patient based treatment programs.
Benefits of Acupuncture Detoxification
Assists with endorphin production for the capacity to cope with stress/craving.
Acts as a balancing component, with the client’s internal resources strengthened for enhanced sense of vitality and well being.
Lets the client engage in treatment in a non-threatening way with few verbal commands.
Supports The Counselling Process
Cheerful and co-operative atmosphere reduces violence and conflict.
Especially Effective for Clients who:
Are in emotional distress, anxiety, depression, acute or post-acute withdrawal.
Supports Administrative Process
Rapid, inexpensive and does not require medical setting. Very cost effective.