group therapy session with family who wonders how to stage an intervention

How to Stage an Intervention

If someone you love is experiencing issues with addiction, it may be time to stage an intervention. However, most people haven’t experienced an intervention before. Therefore, they do not know how to stage an intervention. If you go about an intervention the wrong way, your friend or family member could become resistant. Sometimes it’s less…

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What is Evidence-Based Treatment?

What is evidence-based treatment (EBT)? EBT is a primary form of treatment that therapists use to help clients overcome drug or alcohol addiction. Evidence based-practice is backed by years of scientific research and real-world observation. Countless studies, over several decades, have shown that evidence-based treatment helps people recover from substance abuse. EBT ranges from short-term…

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What Is Integrative Medicine?

Combining therapies and methods in rehab is critical for success. Sometimes one type of program works best when it’s integrated with others. In other words, some therapies or medicines are not as effective as a standalone. Therefore, integrative medicine serves to provide a more comprehensive tool. You may be wondering what is integrative medicine and…

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Overcoming Codependency

Codependency is a term that is not well known by many individuals or families struggling with addiction.   However, it is crucial that this condition is recognized and treated to ultimately help the person suffering from addiction, and improve the quality of life to those close to them.  Despite the obstacles, overcoming codependency is possible…