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Coming Clean About The Cleaner - Phoenix House's Chief Clinical Officer David Deitch on Intervention, and the Recovery Process That Follows
Date:7/16/2009

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- "Back for a second season is A&E's hit series The Cleaner, with Benjamin Bratt starring as an 'extreme interventionist,' a character based on the life of the show's co-executive producer Warren Boyd. What's encouraging about The Cleaner is the exposure the series gives to drug misuse and the nature of addictive behavior. With more than 23 million Americans misusing drugs these days, there's a vital public safety purpose served by bringing to light the dangers to health and safety when drug misuse leads to addictive behavior," says David Deitch, Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer of Phoenix House, the nation's largest non-profit alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention facility.

"The great strength of The Cleaner is the show's ability to dramatize the downward spiral of addiction, showing how drug misusers 'get stuck,' and the difficulty they have of getting 'unstuck.' In life, as on TV, an 'intervention' is often the means of 'unsticking' someone deep in drug misuse. Interventions may indeed be as dramatic as kidnapping or substituting sugar for the user's drug of choice. But, while bringing together a team of 'significant others' to 'confront' the user makes for good viewing, it actually occurs rarely. There is an extraordinarily broad range of intervention strategies and they are employed every day in any number of different venues -- family dining rooms and kitchens, therapist's offices, business offices, factory floors, lecture halls, and hospital emergency rooms.

"The process of getting the drug misuser 'unstuck' can begin in any one of these settings -- but it only begins there. An intervention just starts the process, because getting unstuck requires serious en
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