Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts


College of Education and International Services

First Advisor

M. Dyer


The Purpose of the Study

The purpose of the study is to survey methods used by some groups and institutions listed below who are attempting to cure heroin drug addiction. In this study an attempt has been made to discover which method technique or combination of methods and techniques are most effective for permanent cure. Also it will outline the past history of treatment used in New York City and give a brief proposal of its new treatment program as of April 1, 1967. The study will seek to evaluate the counseling techniques used as well as other supportive therapeutic methods. It will also seek to point out how a strong evangelical approach can be used effectively with other useful methods being used by secular groups. It is to show that this emphasis is the most effective and an all around program.

Subject Area

Heroin abuse--New York (State)--New York--Treatment; Substance abuse--New York (State)--New York--Treatment


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