What to expect when planning an intervention

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Table of Contents   Watching someone you care about struggle with an addiction can be one of the toughest things you ever do. You want to do everything you can to help them get better, but ultimately they have to make changes for themselves.  With this being said, there is one thing you and others […]

Am I an Addict?

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Table of Contents Not everyone who uses drugs is addicted to them. However, drug abuse can cause a lot of negative symptoms and side effects. These symptoms and side effects can be emotional, behavioral, and even physical. It also includes social consequences that are not positive. In 2014, The National Survey on Drug Use and […]

How Long Does it Take to Detox from Heroin

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Table of Contents Quitting heroin is life-changing and it can most definitely provide a person with a new chance at a drug-free and enriched fulfilling life. Although, successfully defeating heroin addiction isn’t an easy thing for a person to do. Those who are addicted or use heroin first must go through a process called withdrawal. […]

Do Interventions Work?

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Table of Contents Do Interventions Work? While interventions can help people get into treatment, that isn’t always the case. Sometimes interventions can go wrong and do the opposite. It can potentially undermine relationships, which can make the addict’s addiction potentially worse. Popular TV shows have showcased drug and alcohol interventions haphazardly for lack of better […]

Best Family Intervention Strategies for Dealing with Addiction

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Table of Contents Family Intervention Strategies When it comes to addiction oftentimes mental health and addiction co-exist with one another. This is commonly referred to as co-occurring disorders. When a loved one is suffering from co-occurring disorders it can make things more challenging for them to see they need treatment. Typically in these situations an […]

Breaking the Cycle of Addiction Through Family Addiction Intervention

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Table of Contents Breaking the cycle of addiction is possible through prevention, which often runs in families. Though it requires them to be honest with themselves and seek help through family addiction intervention when substance abuse becomes a problem if it becomes one that is. You can always contact Palm Beach Interventions for family addiction […]

First Steps in Addiction Treatment

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Table of Contents Of 23.5 million people only 2.6 million in 2009 received treatment who abused drugs and alcohol. Only 11.2% who needed treatment actually received it. People fear the unknown, which is one of the reasons why they do not seek addiction treatment among several other reasons. Not knowing what treatment consists of and […]

Getting Sober from Alcohol Alone? Don’t. Use an Alcohol Rehab Instead.

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Table of Contents You feel like it’s time. You’re ready to quit drinking and/or stop using drugs. You feel confident that perhaps even you can do this on your own. I mean, you’ve always considered yourself independent. You’ve never needed much help from anybody, or perhaps none at all. You can handle overcoming your addiction […]

Alcohol Rehab Can Save Your Life. Here’s How.

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Table of Contents Struggling with an alcohol addiction can really do a number on your life. As you may already know, it can affect your relationships, job, school, and personal lifestyle. Everything that is in your path can be destroyed. However, there is good news – alcohol rehab can save your life. Sure, it might […]

What Do You Get Someone For a Sobriety Anniversary?

What Do You Get Someone For a Sobriety Anniversary?

Celebrating a sober anniversary is a special time for recovering individuals along with their friends and family, so what’s an appropriate sobriety gift idea? There are many things that you can get someone that is celebrating a sober anniversary. Addiction is a chronic disease that negatively affects a person’s life and health and their family […]