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Staging a Drug Addiction Intervention: Q & A

An intervention for someone living with an addiction is an event that can propel the entire family into the healing process. It is a period of time set aside for...

How to Set up an Intervention for a Client

The National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD) explains that an intervention is an event that is directed by a trained professional to discuss a person’s addiction issues. An intervention...

Sample Intervention Letter

Around 70 percent of families that plan an intervention based on the Johnson Model – one of the most commonly used interventions in the treatment world – fail to move...

Finding an Interventionist

Interventionists are specialists in addiction who are trained to assist people in recognizing their substance abuse as problematic and in need of change. An intervention is a carefully planned discussion, often...

When Is the Right Time to Hold an Intervention?

Staging an intervention for someone who is living with a substance abuse or addiction problem is often the best way to help that person swiftly and safely transition into the treatment...

Models of Intervention 

Addiction – or, as it is clinically defined now by the American Psychiatric Association, substance use disorder – is a chronic disorder where an individual continues to use a substance despite continual negative...

Home for the Holidays: Addiction Intervention Tips

Thanksgiving is a family-centered holiday – one that often has family members who are scattered across the country convening in one location to catch up and reconnect. For many, this...

Are Electronic Treatment Interventions Effective in Curbing Drinking?

There is an app for pretty much everything these days. Though there are a number of them that may be helpful to people in recovery who have already undergone treatment...

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