Intervention for teenage drug use or abuse: A How To Guide
How can you plan an intervention with your teen? Although success is not guaranteed, we outline twelve (12) tips on how a teenage drug use intervention can go. Plus, a section at the end for your questions about drug interventions with loved ones in your life.
How to help your husband with drug addiction
Breaking the cycle of codependency opens the door to recovery from drug addiction. How can you help your husband? By addressing your own “issues” and becoming empowered to take action.
Parents and prescription drug abuse
What do parents need to know about prescription drug abuse? 1. Your kid may be using Rx drugs. 2. Taking someone else’s prescription drugs is illegals. 3. You can proactively help your kids. More on what parents need to know about prescription drugs here.
Hit bottom: alcohol, drug addiction and advice
What does it take to hit bottom? When you hit bottom, what can you do next? Guest writer Julie Stirn explores here.
Help heroin addict get help and recover
Helping a heroin addict requires you get past your anger. More here on where to get educated, take care of yourself and make plan to help a heroin addict.
How to help an alcoholic or drug addict get help
To help and alcoholic or drug addict get help, prepare yourself first and then confront the addict. 1. Be sure addiction is present. 2. Educate yourself about addiction. 3. Build a network of support. 4. Avoid codependency.
How to identify addiction
You can identify an addiction using common sense as well as physical, behavioral and psychological warning signs. More here on identifying addiction.
How to deal with an addict or alcoholic
Deal with an addict or alcoholic in a positive and healthy way. More on Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training (CRAFT) and how to deal with an addict or alcoholic here.
Help with drug addictions for nurses, doctors and medical professionals
Drug addiction is an equal opportunity disease and affects all types of medical professionals. Written by a medical professional in recovery, these 5 tips for doctors, nurses, pharmacists or other professionals can offer you help with drug addictions here.
Nursing Code of Ethics: Should nurses report co-worker drug use?
Reporting a fellow nurse you think has a substance abuse problem should be done in a caring, compassionate way. Ultimately, the nurse needs to be reported to protect her/his life and patients’ lives who are in their care. Tips on reporting nurses with drug use problems here.
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