Chapter 6.0 Spiritual Considerations
spirituality: an openness to God, nature or the universe where one can experience harmony with truth, feelings of love, hope and compassion, inspiration or enlightenment with a sense of meaning and purpose in life, an individual’s connection with God or the Transcendent.
religion: is viewed as the corporate expression of that connection, where one mediates their relationship to God and the community through an organized system of beliefs and practices
Prohibition: amendment to the US constitution which outlawed the sale, transport, import and manufacturing of alcohol
moral model: explanatory model suggesting that deceit and moral deficits are cardinal features of substance use disorders and a moral conversion is necessary to overcome addiction