In the News: The “Affluenza” Case

December 21, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Our healthcare system supports more and in some cases better treatment based on the ability to pay for it.

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The Intervention Tipping Point

December 17, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

The terms of agreement that emerge from an intervention must be the right terms, likely to result in success and amenable to all parties.

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Doctors and Addiction

November 16, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

If by chance the patient didn’t fit the physician’s preconception of an addict– he or she was a respected member of the community, for example– then the doctor often fell into the enabler role.

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Call the Intervention Pro?

August 21, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

if some members of your team have become hesitant, mired in doubt, lost their motivation– then you want the professional with you.

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Choosing Your Rehab: 4 Success Factors

July 24, 2014 by Stephen Booth

A shorter stay is cheaper and less disruptive to your life, but 90 day programs give you more time to master the skills of recovery.

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Why Gender-Specific Rehab?

August 30, 2013 by Joey Holub

One benefit of gender-specific rehab is the reasons for initial substance-seeking can be appropriately addressed by the treatment team and can be processed with like-minded peers.

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When You Love a Shapeshifter

May 13, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

The drugs or alcohol have turned someone you love into a monster. How can we turn them back?

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I’m Ready to Call a Family Interventionist

February 16, 2013 by Angela Utschig

Woman holding phone, looking doubtful or worried.

An Interventionist will be trying to make sure they have all of the ‘pieces of the puzzle’

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Why You Can’t Stop Someone Else From Drinking or Drugging

January 8, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Simple truth: Nobody can watch over another human being 100% of the time.

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Is Your Alcoholic Already Considering Change?

December 10, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s an essential truth that alcoholics think about changing for a long, long time before they seriously attempt it. They’re ambivalent about change, and struggle to make up their minds.

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