Druglink article 1991 – From addiction to control by Henk Van Bilsen and Brian Whitehead

Motivational interviewing as a technique for leading the sceptical heroin addict towards self-control.

Although behavioural self-control training has proven to be one of the most effective methods for creating change in addictive behaviours, it is not as widely used as it could be. Motivational interviewing could perhaps act as a go between – a link between clients engaging in high risk behaviour and a method that could help them become responsible heroin users. Two case examples are presented.

From addiction to control (PDF)

Additional keywords: Counselling