Substance Abuse: A Co-Occurring Disorder

When thinking about the idea of an intervention, the average person associates such an event with an individual struggling with substance abuse. More often than not, it is a family member of an individual caught in the midst of addiction that seeks an intervention. In...

Intervention Basics & Continued Education

Conducting an intervention can often be the difference between life and death for those struggling with drug addiction and alcoholism, yet interventions are not limited strictly to chemical dependency. The scope of interventions covers a wide range of addictive...

Treatment Away From Home

When conducting Interventions, I often refer the addicted individual (client) to a treatment center that is away from their home. My suggestion to place the client in another State is often met with uncertainty from the family, because they don’t understand. The...