Taking the Escalator
Harm Reduction & Motivational Tools
for Overcoming Opioids, Heroin & Other Drugs
Non 12 Step Motivational Tools for Substance Use & Mental Health

    Free Addiction Resources  

About the Method 

Taking the Esclator Methodology is Explained in Detail
in the Following Two Publications:

Taking the Escalator: 

An Alternative to the 12 Steps

The Tools of Engagement:

The Taking the Escalator Counselor Handbook

MASTER THE METHOD: Starting Here:

(The Escalator Method is a Combination of the following Evidence-Based Treatment Practices & Perspectives)

*The Escalator Method expands on the concept of  COD's utilizing the more inclusive & enhanced idea of Coexisting Issues -

ENGAGEMENT IS EVERYTHING

THE TOOLS OF ENGAGMENT

SPECIAL POPULATIONS, ISSUES and OTHER CONCERNS

Additional Articles and Excerpts for Counselors

Addressing Co-Occurring Disorders in a Mental Health Setting - (A compilation of info for training MH providers)