Intervention Articles

 

Choosing a Treatment Option for Opiate Addiction
Once addicted to opiates, it is nearly impossible for people to simply stop using them without any type of opiate treatment.

Why Do an Intervention? The Risks Involved
The intervention is a time for loved ones to tell the person with the addiction exactly how they feel and compel the person in a respectful way to change his or her behavior.

Coping with a Loved One’s Addiction: Lessons from the Mother of an Addict
Dr. Libby Cataldi is an educator, a breast cancer survivor and the mother of a recovering drug addict. Her book, Stay Close: A Mother’s Story of her Son’s Addiction, is an opportunity to share what she has learned with other families experiencing the despair of addiction.