Addiction is difficult to address. Sometimes, families try to intervene on their own…to no avail. Often, professional help is required. Dr. Louse Stanger has created a strategy to help professionals get loved ones into treatment. What are the basic tenets of the strategy? She helps provide insight here.
Is your family in need of addiction intervention services? Do you know how to prepare for an intervention or know what to expect? Important information about options for families faced with addiction in this interview with expert interventionist, Louise Stanger. More here.
DO NOT ambush a loved one in an intervention. It will end with resentment. Instead, consider an explicit invitation. Here is how and why.
It takes from 60-90 days to change just one behavior. So, how can we process big changes in our recovery program? Tips from Dr. Louise Stanger here.
Looking for an interventionist who lives or works in your area? We explore ways to identify just the right person…and how out-of-state interventionists can also be of services.
It’s really best to plan an intervention with the help of a professional. Learn about some of the main considerations that go into planning here.
A complete guide to selecting a family addiction interventionist. Plus, a checklist for how to select the person who’s right for you and your family.
What do Kevin Durant, LeBron James, and I have in Common? I guess you might say “PIVOT” is the name of the game. While the NBA Championship is over and teams are busy resting, recuperating and figuring out who and what the next best strategy will be, my assumption is all the positions in this […]
Coming to terms with your identity can be a difficult and painful path…but one that leads to freedom and joy. If you are gay and struggling with substance use, this personal experience can help encourage you to live in your truth.
Yes, vaping can damage developing bodies. More here on the recent discoveries, the differences between cigarettes and vapes…as well as steps parents can take to talk with their teens openly about vaping.