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.
Dr. Louise Stanger LCSW is a professional interventionist who counsels families with substance abuse and mental health disorders. More here on how to get over past hurts – like she did – in your personal recovery from addiction.
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.
Faced with the difficult decision to kick your child out of the home for drug or alcohol abuse? You might not need to go that far. A look at ALL your options here.
Your worst fears have been confirmed. You’ve found evidence of drugs or alcohol that a loved one has been hiding from you. Now what? We outline four (4) steps you can take here. Then, we invite your comments or questions at the end.
Do you have a friend or family member with a possible addiction problem? Are you wondering what to do to help? In this interview with expert, Steve Danzig LCSW, LADC, CCS, BRI-I, we reveal techniques on how to get beyond their denial. More here.
What makes the “Evolution” Addiction Conference unique? We find out in this exclusive interview with organizer, Andrew Martin, 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.