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3 Substances You Should Never Detox from Alone

3 Substances You Should Never Detox from Alone

November 13th, 2018

You should never detox from alcohol, benzos, or opioids on your own. This article from expert drug and alcohol counselor, Amy Sedgwick, explains why.

Horse Riding as Therapy in Addiction Treatment

Horse Riding as Therapy in Addiction Treatment

October 29th, 2018

Equine therapy shifts your focus from internal to external needs. During sessions, you will bond with a horse, help care for their needs, feed them, brush them, saddle them, clean their stall, ride them and otherwise become connected to the animal on a deeper level. More on how it can help here.

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.

How to Find an Interventionist Near You

How to Find an Interventionist Near You

October 9th, 2018

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.

Addiction and Trauma | Research and Recovery: An INTERVIEW with Dr. Lisa M. Najavits, Ph.D.

Addiction and Trauma | Research and Recovery: An INTERVIEW with Dr. Lisa M. Najavits, Ph.D.

October 4th, 2018

We are in a “Golden Age” of addiction research. In recent history, our scientific understanding of how and why addiction occurs is growing in leaps and bounds. Lisa M. Najavits is adding to this knowledge base. In fact, she has developed a counseling prototype to help people facing traumatic events and substance abuse. We interview her in this exclusive Q&A. More here.

Trauma and Addiction Recovery Workbook [BOOK REVIEW]

Trauma and Addiction Recovery Workbook [BOOK REVIEW]

September 28th, 2018

We are beginning to understand the continuum of trauma and substance abuse disorders…and how they influence one another. But how can you address them both at the same time. This book just might be your way forward.

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.

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