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