The Addiction Intervention Guide

  • 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...
  • Drug Deaths Kill More Americans than Total Casualties in Vietnam War

    The United States military involvement in the Vietnam war began in 1965 and lasted until the last American troops pulled out in 1973. The eight-yea...
  • A New Way of Life

    Making the decision to get clean and sober is scary, especially if you’re not familiar with twelve-step programs.  Prior to entering treatment, I ...
  • Addiction is a Family Disease

    Around treatment centers and places of recovery, like AA meetings and Al-Anon, the term Family Disease can be heard with frequency. The people arou...
  • Why Alcoholics and Addicts Don't Listen to Reason

    If you are living with an active alcoholic or addict, you are probably baffled by their troubling behavior and ignorance of the harm he is causing ...