New Directions House: Day Treatment Plus Activities

  • Richard G. Greer
  • Samuel R. Patterson


The rehabilitation of drug abusers involves many diverse treatment approaches. It is essential that we recognize, identify and gain knowledge of other less known treatment modalities. This is particularly true in the case of the New Directions House program, which combines activity therapy in a day treatment environment. The three year experience in an urban setting is objectively described, pointing attention to the developmental process, philosophy of service, techniques, and our team approach.


Criminal Justice System Vocational Rehabilitation Music Therapy Therapeutic Community Music Therapist 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard G. Greer
    • 1
  • Samuel R. Patterson
    • 1
  1. 1.New Directions House — PPC Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation ProgramPhiladelphiaUSA

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