I came in off the streets into AA 26 years ago and have remained sober ever since through the program. It saved my life.
You folks forget one important point here — the addict/alcoholic needs to have hit step zero and be willing to admit it before anything can happen.
Just pushing somebody into rehab no matter what the program is almost always backfires and I’ve witnessed it first hand for over twenty five years.
You need to be able to say “ this shit has got to stop now” and believe it or no program an help you.