What types of interventions currently exist for drug and alcohol problems? A look into the theories and models used today…with a section for your questions at the end.
Behavioral healthcare professionals: An article that explains WHEN and WHY working with a certified interventionist can help your client(s).
How can you be sure you’re hiring the best? A checklist for families who are searching for the best addiction interventionist possible.
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!
What can Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) do to protect patients’ susceptible to prescription opioid abuse? More here.
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.
Where did it all start? More on the opioid epidemic and today’s over-prescription of painkillers. Why do people abuse opiates and how can they be treated? The scoop 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.
Enablers can help a loved one’s addiction recovery. How can you turn negative enabling into positive help? More here.
From Dr. Howard Samuels, three (3) tips on how to cope financially and emotionally to addiction…especially when the addict is your own child.