Goldfarb Relapse: A Case Study

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The initial level of care Goldfarb will be receiving will be inpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Based on Goldfarb’s mental state and suicidal thoughts, inpatient is the best options for her in regards to keeping her and others safe. Furthermore, Goldfarb is hesitant about discontinuing the medication and is more likely to relapse if out in the community. An example of her having a higher chance of relapse would be having a social environment that enables her to take the prescription and lose weight. In addition to craving the medication, by Goldfarb staying at home, where she use to perform the ritual of overdosing on amphetamines, she is more likely to go back to her old routine. Additionally, she has had past actualizations about being
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