alcohol intervention

How to Safely Conduct an Alcohol Intervention

Many people have formed their impressions of group alcohol interventions from movies and television programs that inevitably end with an alcoholic’s tearful admission of his problem and his agreement to seek treatment. Alcohol interventions, however, are rarely as tidy as depicted in popular culture. As with many substance addictions, denial is a symptom of alcoholism.…

family drug intervention

Resources For a Family Drug Intervention

Sometimes, all we can do is let an loved one addicted to drugs hit rock bottom. If rock bottom fails to deter them, further action becomes necessary, often in the form of a stiff, painful ultimatum. Although the popular A&E program Intervention makes this process out to be messy, painful and dramatic, an intervention is actually a…