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Family Addiction Intervention | Why an Invitation Is Always Best

Family Addiction Intervention | Why an Invitation Is Always Best

October 11th, 2018

DO NOT ambush a loved one in an intervention. It will end with resentment. Instead, consider an explicit invitation. Here is how and why.

Can I Plan an Intervention on My Own or Do I Need Help?

Can I Plan an Intervention on My Own or Do I Need Help?

September 27th, 2018

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 Checklist for Hiring an Addiction Interventionist

A Checklist for Hiring an Addiction Interventionist

September 25th, 2018

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.

Addiction, Autism, and Sensory Integration

Addiction, Autism, and Sensory Integration

September 11th, 2018

A look at some recent research into the connection between autism and addiction. Plus, a look into sensory-based treatments that might just help our clients in suprising and wonderful ways.

A New Addiction Intervention Book: INTERVIEW with Dr. Louise Stanger

A New Addiction Intervention Book: INTERVIEW with Dr. Louise Stanger

September 1st, 2018

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.

The 3 Secrets of Successful Addiction Rehabilitation

The 3 Secrets of Successful Addiction Rehabilitation

August 23rd, 2018

What does it take to make it through an addiction recovery? Which characteristics make up successful addiction rehabilitation? Find out here.

How Alcoholism Affects Your Sleep — and, in Turn, Your Life Expectancy

How Alcoholism Affects Your Sleep — and, in Turn, Your Life Expectancy

August 19th, 2018

Heavy drinking can compromise the duration and quality of REM sleep over time. But scientists have linked drinking to reduced lifespan. Just one beer can take away 15 to 30 minutes of your life. More here on how alcohol is linked to deficits in sleep … and health!

Sleep Deprivation in Addiction Treatment, It’s Like Being Drunk!

Sleep Deprivation in Addiction Treatment, It’s Like Being Drunk!

August 18th, 2018

Pulling an all nighter can have the same effect as drinking with .10 blood alcohol levels. More on the relationship between sleep and health…with tips from Dr. Bob, the Stress Relief Doctor.

What is Holistic Addiction Medicine? An INTERVIEW with Gateway Foundation

What is Holistic Addiction Medicine? An INTERVIEW with Gateway Foundation

August 17th, 2018

The main goal of any addiction treatment facility is to help people achieve balance in mind and body. In the last two decades, a new form of treatment has been rapidly expanding. Known as “holistic treatment”, this possible key to recovery success focuses on the mind, body, and spirit. What’s it really all about? We’ve asked a clinician who’s practicing holistic therapy to explain more in this exclusive digital interview.

How to Break the Cycle of Substance Abuse and Depression in Teens

How to Break the Cycle of Substance Abuse and Depression in Teens

August 9th, 2018

A look at the connection between mood disorders and addiction. Often, one feeds the other. But which came first? Plus, a simple 5-step process for making sure you get the treatment that you need.

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