If you want to encourage a loved one to break away from addiction, you could stage an intervention. This type of action can backfire if it is done incorrectly, and it can make the person more resistant to getting the help they need. Here are a few intervention tips for how you can stage a successful alcohol or drug intervention:
Get an Addiction Counselor/Therapist to Guide the Drug Intervention
There is a protocol for performing a drug intervention, and you really need the help of an addiction counselor to do things correctly. Ideally, you are going to want this professional to take part in the proceedings, but the very least you are going to want their advice. The problem with just using general advice from the web is it might not be appropriate for your loved one. (more…)
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is going to dramatically change the way we treat addiction problems. Not only is it going to mean that many more people are going to be covered by their insurance for alcohol or drug rehab, but it is also going to mean that addiction treatment becomes part of mainstream healthcare. (more…)
What Factors Are The Most Important When Choosing The Best Drug Rehab Center? There are many options for those seeking help for drug addiction. Individual requirements for the best drug rehab program will vary for biological, physical, social, emotional, in-treatment, post-treatment, financial and other support needs. When you’re evaluating choices for the best drug rehabilitation center, be sure and consider: (more…)
12-step programs and Christian drug rehab both offer a path out of addiction that involve using the power of faith.
Members of groups like AA turn to a higher power to help them break away from addiction. Christian rehabs also you to use the power of your faith, but they are more specific about the nature of this higher power. The combination of the 12-Steps with a Christ-centered approach can be very effective. (more…)