INTERVENTION TIPS

Julie in Interventions
December 2, 2021

Should I Wait to Do an Intervention Until After the Holidays?

No matter the time of year, only one certain time is best to do an intervention. That time is as soon as possible.

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Julie in Family Addiction
October 28, 2021

Ways to Support a Loved One Deciding to Get Sober

If you have a loved one who is beginning to consider the idea of getting sober, here are some practical things that you can do to help.

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Julie in Drug Rehab
August 19, 2021

Tips for Effectively Talking to Someone About Their Addiction

When we can speak to others with kindness, compassion, and a level of understanding, we are in a much better position to help that person get better.

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Julie in Intervention
April 5, 2021

The Top Ten Tips for Doing an Intervention

Although doing an intervention can be highly stressful it is oftentimes the very thing that saves an addict’s life.

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Ren in Intervention
May 15, 2019

The Nuances of Intervention—Addressing the Myths in How Intervention Works

Most of us who know anything about addiction or who have seen this crippling affliction first hand have also heard the term “intervention” tossed around. Intervention is a broad term, with multiple definitions and applications in several fields.

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Ren in Dealing with Addiction
April 12, 2019

Treating More Than Opioid Dependence—Why Residential Treatment Is Critical to Recovery

Overcoming hardships is a part of the natural process of life. I don’t think anyone could say that life is “easy” for anyone. Challenges and obstacles are things we must all face from time to time. It’s just a part of life on planet Earth. Welcome to the show.

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Karen in Dealing with Addiction
December 11, 2018

Can You Really Help an Addict Without Enabling Them?

Repeated acts of enabling actually prevent many people from going to rehab even when that is the only thing that will save their lives. Is there any way to get people to stop enabling? On a winter’s evening, a middle-aged woman plucked up her courage and walked into the backyard of her home.

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