Practical suggestions for how to talk with a friend about a drinking problem.
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.
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.
If you’re planning an intervention, confrontation is just the beginning. Rather than a one-off … why not become a part of the process? Learn more about CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training) here.
If you suspect your child is an alcoholic, you need to change your traditional parenting tactics. Step-by-step practical suggestions for how to address alcoholism in your family here.
Practical steps to help to guide you through the process of planning and performing a drug or alcohl intervention for a loved one, by author and addiction treatment specialist, Dr. Howard Samuels.
When faced with withdrawing all familial support, how can you pull off an intervention? Dr. Howard Samuels sheds some light on this tough topic here.
Get up-to-date on the definition of problem drinking and its associated harms worldwide. Statistics on alcohol use and abuse in the U.S. as well as internationally, and ideas for how we can prevent harm caused by alcohol use…based on the collaborative World Health Organization (WHO) Report on “Alcohol and Injuries”, essential reading for anyone interested in harm reduction among drinkers.