Indiana’s Drug Monitoring Program Results in Fewer Prescriptions for Scheduled Meds

In the face of a national epidemic of prescription drug abuse, many states are rolling out prescription drug monitoring programs, or PDMPs. The systems are esse Full Story

‘Stage of Change’ Interventions Best for Those in Denial About Alcoholism

Some psychologists and addiction specialists believe that people affected by substance abuse or substance addiction go through varying stages of willingness to Full Story

Parental Alcohol Problems Are a Risk Factor for Attempted Suicide

It makes sense that problems in the home in childhood could affect a person’s emotional well-being as an adult. According to a study that appeared in the May Full Story

What Are the Lengths to Which You Will Go to Find Happiness?                                                           

By Edie Weinstein, MSW That is an implicit question cleverly peeking out from the storyline of “The Lengths,” which is the first feature-length film co-writ 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