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…

woman with addiction discussing with therapist in therapy what is evidence based treatment

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…

man wonders what is krokodil as he contemplates addiction treatment

What Is Krokodil?

Named after the Russian word for crocodile, many people are wondering, “what is krokodil?” The easy answer is that krokodil is a synthetic drug called desomorphine. Furthermore, synthetic drugs like Krokodil propose the same dangers for abuse and addiction. When you are concerned that you or a loved one may be abusing krokodil or other…