Category Archives: Drug and Alcohol Intervention Resources

5 Ways a Substance Abuse Intervention Professional Can Help Families

5 Ways a Substance Abuse Intervention Professional Can Help Families
It’s no secret that drug addiction is a family problem rather than an individual issue the addict deals with alone. There is, of course, the obvious problematic behavior caused by addiction, but the issue goes deeper. Loved ones see all too clearly the pain the addict suffers without realizing it themselves. The family members may ...
Don't Try This at Home: 4 Arguments to Use an Intervention Specialist

Don’t Try This at Home: 4 Arguments to Use an Intervention Specialist
Families overcome challenges all the time, together. They support each other through hard financial times, deaths, divorces, illnesses and many other difficult circumstances. And, some are able to organize and execute a successful alcohol intervention that leads to treatment, recovery and long-term sobriety. However, there are some drug interventions that require professional help in order to give the ...
The Ways an Intervention Helps Parents Get Their Children Help, Respectfully

The Ways an Intervention Helps Parents Get Their Children Help, Respectfully
You raised them right, but they still need love and guidance Addiction is frightening. As a parent, few things are more worrisome than a child’s addiction. Planning an intervention for your teenager or college-aged child may seem difficult, but it’s one of the most effective methods of substance use intervention. You’ve raised your child to the ...
How to Prepare Mentally for a Stay in a Drug Rehab Center

How to Prepare Mentally for a Stay in a Drug Rehab Center
Getting started with drug and alcohol treatment right away is often the best approach. However, for various reasons, some folks feel like they have to have to wait a while before starting their alcohol or drug rehab. Maybe they’re put on a waiting list, or they need additional time to tie up loose ends at ...
Just the Two of Us - How Couples Can Get Sober Together

Just the Two of Us – How Couples Can Get Sober Together
Just the Two of Us – How Couples Can Get Sober Together They say misery love company, but so does sobriety. It is not uncommon for couples, whether married or not, to begin using drugs or alcohol. However, each person makes his or her own decision to use. It is possible to enter drug rehab together, and ...
SMART Recovery-Informed Addiction Interventions

SMART Recovery-Informed Addiction Interventions
If it were easy for someone addicted to drugs or alcohol to get treatment on their own and become sober, there would be no need for interventions. However, because of the powerful nature of addiction, people become wrapped up like the prey of a spider, tightly bound in layers of silk and paralyzed to escape. Like prey ...