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Feb. 20, 2018 – NASHVILLE, TN, Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – American Addiction Centers (AAC) is breaking new ground in addiction treatment with the release of its first patient outcome studies. AAC is joining the ranks of only a handful of national treatment centers to measure outcomes and publicly share the findings. Utilizing three years of tracking and research, with the assistance of Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), the studies analyzed how treatment at AAC facilities impacted the lives of patients. Results indicate that 63 percent of AAC patients maintain abstinence one year after treatment, as compared to national benchmarks of 30 percent … “Addiction is a chronic disease that affects every aspect of a person’s life, from family functioning to mental and physical health,” says Dr. Tom Doub, AAC’s Chief Clinical and Compliance Officer. “We wanted to analyze those aspects as well in determining the effectiveness of our treatment model. It turns out our comprehensive approach made a significant difference in patients’ overall quality of life.”
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