Chances are if you are thinking that you might need to do an intervention on a loved one, you probably do. By the time families take this step they have often tried many ways to get the addicted person to stop. They have listened to the promises, and felt the disappointment, often over and over [&hellip Full Story
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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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