For a drug intervention to be successful, everything needs to go right. It helps to have the intervention at the perfect setting and time, with all the important people in the addict’s life, and with all of the best treatment information on hand. Informal interventions can be effective without everything going perfectly, but if you’re…

Addiction recovery specialists recognize two types of drug intervention. There are formal interventions, which involve a high level of organization and planning; and there are informal inventions, which usually occur when a perfect occasion to have a talk arises unexpectedly. In both cases, an intervention should occur whenever you feel the time is right. If…

Over the last decade, the entertainment world has brought much attention to drug and alcohol recovery. While the attention has sparked improved awareness of the disease of addiction, it seems to be lacking emphasis on one major message. In 2000, the movie 28 Days sparked awareness of what goes on in a treatment facility. In…