The Addiction Intervention Guide

  • People Plan Ahead Stay Ahead

    You may ask yourself what Planning-Ahead has to with addiction recovery; isn't this a  subject better left to management experts and business leade...
  • Addiction Treatment in the United States

    Every year people come to the United States from around the world to get treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. The U.S. is home to the best a...
  • Managed Drinking is Not a Solution for Alcoholics

    A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by a woman who participates in what is known as an alcohol moderation program to discuss the merits of manage...
  • STAYING SOBER OVER THE SUMMER

    Summer is in full swing and for most people that means going to parties and drinking; here are 3 tips for staying sober over the Summer:1.    Have ...
  • THE ADVANTAGES OF HAVING A RECOVERY COACH

    Upon completion of treatment, I returned home newly sober and ready to begin my life outside of the safe confines of the Betty Ford Center. The ent...
  • Peter's Living Room Interview with Marc Kantor

    Peter's Living Room interview with Marc Kantor on South Florida Live. Listen to the special or watch the interview.  
  • Identifying the Signs of Addiction

    There’s plenty of physical evidence that suggests someone you care about has a drug addiction problem or is an alcoholic.  According to the Hazelde...
  • What is an Addiction Intervention and What You Need to Know

    An intervention is an organized attempt to arrest a person’s addiction to a chemical substance(s) or chronic and harmful behaviors. The goal is to force the addicted individual into accepting help typically in the form of medically supervised detoxification and inpatient treatment.
  • Immediately following an intervention, get him out the door!

    Professionals have differing philosophies about when a person should depart for treatment following an intervention; some say anytime within 72 hou...
  • The Importance of Early Intervention in Drug or Alcohol Addiction By

    Marc Kantor joined the Dogface and Squid show recently as a guest.  Marc speaks about addiction and intervention along with the unique challenges U...
  • A Special Message for Florida Parents: The Opioid Crisis

    I arrived in South Florida this summer from Washington, D.C. with over thirteen years of sobriety. Over those years, I have attended thousands of t...
  • The Most Dangerous Drug

    Long before I discovered the effects of prescription pills and drinking, I was smitten by something far more dangerous, insidious and seductive. I ...