Category Archives: Intervention

3 Reasons NOT to Try A Drug Intervention by Yourself

3 Reasons NOT to Try A Drug Intervention by Yourself
The family and loved ones of a person addicted to drugs are likely already aware of the need for treatment, perhaps have even tried it before with little or no success. Maybe the family has looked into treatment programs but is unsure how to proceed because their loved one isn’t willing to enroll. This is ...
5 Tips to Help You Get Your Parent on the Road to Recovery

5 Tips to Help You Get Your Parent on the Road to Recovery
No one can deny the adverse effects caused by substance abuse problems. Some of the most innocent victims in the case of most substance abuse issues are the children of those facing addiction. In fact, studies conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admission found that as many as 1 in every 8 ...
What's the Breaking Point? 3 Questions to Ask Before Staging an Intervention

What’s the Breaking Point? 3 Questions to Ask Before Staging an Intervention
People considering drug intervention programs for a friend or loved one with a substance abuse disorder may not know where to begin. They just know that the breaking point is near and doing nothing will bring more heartache. More tension. More sleepless nights. Intervention does work. However, it is important to understand that relapse is considered ...
Too Close to See; Why an Intervention Without a Pro's Help Could Do More Harm Than Good

Too Close to See; Why an Intervention Without a Pro’s Help Could Do More Harm Than Good
Having an alcoholic or drug addict in one’s life can be fraught with emotional difficulty. Friends and family members offer well-meaning advice and try to point the individual towards getting help, but everything they say seems to fall on deaf ears. Finally, a plan is created among those friends and family to make a change. ...