How Substance Abuse and Addiction Can Affect Children

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How Substance Abuse and Addiction Can Affect Children

Can you believe that almost 37.5 million Americans are current users of at least one type of illicit drug? Addiction is still a huge issue in the United States and it’s time to start doing something about it. While drugs can negatively affect the users, it’s also important to keep in mind […]

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How to Convince a Loved One to Go to Rehab

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How to Convince a Loved One to Go to Rehab

75% of people who have an addiction move forward to survive and live a normal life. However, that often doesn’t happen on their own. With the help of their loved ones and a support system, they are able to kick their addiction to the curb and move on to live happily. […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Staging a Successful Addiction Intervention

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Staging a Successful Addiction Intervention

Did you know that 40.3 million people in the United States struggle with a substance use disorder? If you have a loved one struggling with an addiction, you likely want to do everything in your power to have them seek treatment. An addiction intervention is often the most successful way of doing […]

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How to Stage a Successful Mental Health Intervention

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How to Stage a Successful Mental Health Intervention

More than 52 million people in the United States alone suffer from a mental health disorder. Often, mental health issues can spur a person to abuse drugs and alcohol. This is often done in an attempt for the person to make themselves feel better, but it often ends up making things worse. […]

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Addiction Recovery: How to Use the Family Intervention Process

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Addiction Recovery: How to Use the Family Intervention Process

Overcoming addiction is one of the greatest challenges a person can face in their life, partially because it’s a life-long process. However, it’s still important to start off on the right foot. Unfortunately, 1 in 10 adults in the US will struggle with addiction in their lifetimes. The good news is that there […]

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What is a Crisis Intervention and When is it Necessary?

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What is a Crisis Intervention and When is it Necessary?

When someone experiences a highly stressful event, they can go into crisis afterward if they cannot process what happened on their own. A crisis can be caused by a variety of situations, including traumatic experiences, natural disasters, mental or medical illness, grief, relationship changes, and more. When a person experiences […]

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3 Ways an Addiction Intervention Can Help Your Addicted Loved One

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3 Ways an Addiction Intervention Can Help Your Addicted Loved One

Addiction is a chronic and progressive disease that only becomes worse over time without professional treatment. Unfortunately, many people who suffer from substance abuse issues have a hard time accepting the help they need. If someone you love suffers from addiction, you are probably familiar with them refusing to receive […]

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5 Mistakes to Avoid During an Intervention

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5 Mistakes to Avoid During an Intervention

Addiction can be extremely hard to overcome. While someone may want to get sober, they may not have the tools or mindset they need to beat a substance use disorder. This is why many individuals seem to avoid attending addiction treatment when they need it the most. When someone who […]

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What is a Drug and Alcohol Intervention?

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What is a Drug and Alcohol Intervention?

Addiction is a devastating condition that affects nearly 21 million Americans.[1] Not only does addiction affect the person who is abusing drugs or alcohol, but it can also cause immense emotional harm to families and loved ones. Watching someone you love battle an addiction to drugs or alcohol is painful […]

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A Step by Step Guide to Staging an Intervention

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A Step by Step Guide to Staging an Intervention

When someone you love struggles with addiction, convincing them to go to rehab may become one of your top priorities. Without treatment, your loved one may continue to abuse drugs and alcohol, get into trouble, and cause disruptions within the home. Unfortunately, getting someone to go to rehab isn’t always […]

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