People have abused opiates for 5,000 years. As much as medicine depends on them, they’ve always created problems for a percentage of users.
Scott McMillin, Recovery Systems Institute Principal, discusses the barriers that keep an addict or alcoholic from seeking help. Learning new ways to communicate can allow a caring family member, friend, or professional to motivate them to get the help they need.
If you love someone who is struggling with addiction or alcoholism, you can help their journey to recovery by learning some simple communications rules.
If you love someone struggling with addiction or alcoholism, this video will help you plan your own intervention.
Call it a bribe, call it an incentive, call it a clever idea… Giving a reluctant client a reason to comply can help treatment along.
Mom is determined to stop her son from taking drugs. With that kind of willpower, she’s bound to succeed…. isn’t she?
“But what if…?” Coming to terms with the reality of lifelong abstinence is one of the difficult tasks of early recovery.