Drug Rehab - Do Family Interventions Work?
Health and Fitness - Substance Abuse | Written by Anna Woodward | Thursday, 29 September 2011 11:58
Popular television programs that chronicle drug addiction often depict a family intervention during the climax where an ultimatum is given - go to drug rehab, or be cut off. While a short-term update may be given towards the credits, how many of the addicts find enduring success? Is a family intervention and subsequent intense inpatient treatment the only solution? While there is some valuable information that can be gathered from these television programs, each addict is an individual. What works for one person may prove to be a failure for another.
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What You Need to Know About Interventions
Health and Fitness - Substance Abuse | Written by kim valerio | Monday, 12 September 2011 16:11
Through intervention the addict is given the opportunity to enter treatment that could be life-saving. Intervention is usually undertaken because the family is tired of watching a loved one destroy her or him self. The drug or alcohol addicted person is often the last one to know her or his condition.
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