If you are concerned about a loved one’s drinking problem, how do you bring it up? Here are a few ideas to help you open up the drinking conversation and ways to prepare for the talk.
Do you view addiction interventions as opportunities to “gang up” on an addicted loved one? Here is why interventions, if done right, are exactly the opposite of an ambush!
Do you have a family member or a loved one who denies their addiction problem? Does it make you feel hopeless or hurt? Check out our book review of “Learn to Thrive” and learn how to deal with these issues today.
If intervention is the first step towards seeking alcoholism help, screening and assessment are the first steps of the treatment process. Learn more about research around trends and causes of alcohol addiction, here.
What are the lies we tell ourselves when we don’t want to face the truth about a loved one’s addiction? Read how you can seek and acknowledge truth, here.
To help an addict or alcoholic, your role is not to decide on treatment for your loved one. Your role is to guide them towards deciding for themselves. More here on how to effectively intervene and get help for addiction…today!
Learn about the new kind of intervention process that really works from experts who study and practice it. More here.
How do you convince someone that they need help for a drinking problem if their world has not yet fallen apart? Help, tips, and suggestions for loved ones of high-functioning alcoholics here.
The gritty gangster drama The Sopranos has taught people many lessons. Ex. What an intervention is…or the challenges an addict goes through after rehab. Read more about these lessons here.
How can a mobile monitoring device really help alcohol relapse prevention? We interview Brad Keays, the CEO and inventor of Soberlink, on this new approach to alcohol relapse prevention using technology.