10 Tips on Holding an Intervention

"If you live with someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, you probably feel hopeless and helpless. You feel as though nothing you say or do changes the situation.

You don’t know how to make your loved one get the help he or she need to leave addiction. You feel helpless—but you aren’t..."  https://www.dualdiagnosis.org/interventions/10-tips-on-holding-an-intervention/




14 Rules You Must Never Break When Dealing With Drug Addiction

"When a loved one is addicted, unfortunately, one’s usual patterns of thinking and behaving may not see one through to success. Dealing with a person’s addiction requires a different attitude that does not come naturally to many people. Addicted persons take advantage of this to manipulate family members so they can continue drug use without interference..."


What is the Trauma and Recovery Empowerment Model?

TREM is a group-based intervention to help empower women and build social bonds as they recover from sexual and physical abuse. With a minimum of two female, masters-educated staff, we address the short-term and long-term consequences of violent victimization by understanding trauma and building skills to overcome its effects.

For more information: https://www.nrepp.samhsa.gov/ProgramProfile.aspx?id=90

What is Interactive Journaling?

Interactive journaling is a technique to help you better think about your substance abuse and its place in your negative life situations. Using worksheets and non-confrontational questions, you’ll explore and hopefully resolve issues like ambivalence toward substance abuse, consequences of substance use, and recognition of the problem. As well, its purpose is to inspire considerations, and the development of a plan, for change.

For more information: https://www.changecompanies.net/evidence/?filter=ij

What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)?

Is a treatment that teaches women with Borderline Personality Disorder and substance use to instill positive behaviors in place of dysfunctional behaviors. Using behavioral problem solving, acceptance-based strategies, and dialectical processes that are unique to each individual, DBT increases coping skills, such as interpersonal effectiveness and emotional regulation, to improve your quality of life.

For more information: https://behavioraltech.org/resources/faqs/dialectical-behavior-therapy-dbt/

What is a Nurturing Parent Program?

The Nurturing Parent program is designed to enhance family communication and end the generational cycle of abuse by promoting healthy physical and emotional development. Parents and children attend their own groups, tailored to age, culture and needs, to build self-awareness, positive self-esteem, greater awareness of each others needs and more.

For more information: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/172848.pdf