Alcohol Ads Have Little Impact on Consumption

Despite growing concern about the effect of alcohol advertising and regulatory changes prohibiting the ads in some places, a new study has suggested that there Full Story

Emergency Room Good Place for Alcohol Interventions

Brief alcohol interventions are short sessions that doctors and other health professionals use to identify people affected by serious drinking problems or at ri Full Story

How Do Public Health Officials Track Substance Use and Substance-Related Problems?

Public health officials and the general public have a vital interest in tracking how many teens and adults use substances of abuse, as well as how many substanc Full Story

Mother Tells the Story of Letting Go of Her Son … Without Giving Up

The “three Cs” are an important piece of advice for anybody with a family member struggling with addiction: you didn’t cause it, you can’t control it, a Full Story

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Modern Approaches to Addiction Intervention and Rehabilitation

Modern behaviors towards addiction and rehabilitation have considerably changed during the last decade thanks to the multitude of images depicting substance abuse and behavioral disorders that are infiltrating this technological generation. The Internet, celebrity blogging, social networking, podcasts, video streaming, Full Story

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Sticky: Is There Such Thing as a Failed Intervention?

An Interview with Interventionist Earl Hightower, BRI-II, CCDC.  Earl Hightower has performed over 2,000 interventions and has been doing interventions for over 20 years. Visit his intervention site for more information Full Story

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What Happens in an Intervention?

For many families, an intervention is a last resort. If you have a loved one that is an alcoholic or drug addict and either can’t – or won’t – seek help on their own, an intervention is probably the only hope you have. The fact that you’re even considering an intervention shows just how desperate [&hellip Full Story

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When Do You Know You Have Hit Bottom?

You’ve lived with your behavior (drinking and/or doing drugs) for so long, made excuses to justify continuing along the same path, and generally convinced yourself and others that you can do what you want, it’s your life. So when do you know you’ve hit bottom Full Story