Category: Intervention

How Intervention Can Help Someone Accept Substance Use Help

Men in detox Addiction to substances can wreak havoc on someone’s life. Substance abuse can negatively impact several aspects of someone’s life. For example, they can experience destruction in their relationships, finances, professional or academic responsibilities, and mental and physical health and possibly requiring an intervention. For people in relationships with someone who is struggling with addiction, this [...]
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How Intervention in Addiction Works

Friends sharing about sexual addiction You have probably heard the phrase “this is an intervention” jokingly used before or maybe even watched a few episodes of the TV show, but what an intervention really entails is very different than what is shown in popular culture. What is an Intervention? Interventions are often depicted as surprise attacks from everyone in an [...]
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Screening and Behavioral Intervention for Unhealthy Alcohol Use

Study and Research Book Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Unhealthy alcohol use is defined as a spectrum of behaviors, ranging from risky drinking to alcohol use disorder (AUD), by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). It is the third leading cause of preventable mortality in the United States. The recent USPSTF update to the 2013 recommendation [...]
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