This treatment provider appears to have closed down and may be removed soon.Various types of programs offer help in aman foundation, including: residential treatment (in-patient), out-patient, local support groups, extended care centers, recovery or sober houses, addiction counselling, mental health, and medical care. attempting to teach the patient new methods of interacting in a drug-free environment. In particular, patients are generally encouraged, or possibly even required, to not associate with friends who still use the addictive substance. Twelve-step programs encourage addicts not only to stop using alcohol or other drugs, but to examine and change habits related to their addictions. Many programs emphasize that recovery is a permanent process without culmination. For legal drugs such as alcohol, complete abstentionâ€”rather than attempts at moderation, which may lead to relapseâ€”is also emphasized (â€œOne is too many, and a thousand is never enough.â€) Whether moderation is achievable by thos e with a history of abuse remains a controversial point, but is generally considered unsustainable.