Introduction to Regulatory Capture of state departments of health by 12-step rehab industry. Extortion and fraud as a business model and means of drug war social control. Silencing critics using ‘considerable means of persuasion’. New York State Office of Professions, Professional Assistance Program, Physician’s Health Programs, Samaritan Counseling and ARISE Intervention.
https://www.oasas.ny.gov/mis/bulletins/lsb2002-05.cfm Local Services Bulletin No. 2002-05: Impact of Recent Federal Court Decision Concerning Alcoholics Anonymous
On Government Funded Providers
https://ojp.gov/about/ocr/pdfs/TwelveStepRecoveryPrograms_FAQs.pdf Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Twelve-Step Recovery
Programs for Recipients of Justice Department Financial Assistance