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#Marijuana #Intervention?

Marijuana Intervention? If you have a loved one using marijuana, the legal stuff or not, no matter how they use it, by bong or by brownie, if its getting in the way of their ability to take care of normal daily responsibilities, it’s more than likely a real problem. And a problem is a problem. Right? Well, when it comes to talking about some of the more unpleasant side effects of using marijuana with your […]

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Involuntary Commitment Order for Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse

  Every so often I get a chance to sit down and write about some of my experiences in the field as a professional interventionist. And this just happens be one of those rare moments that I actually have the time to do just that, so here we go. I’m actually on a layover in Charlotte after a completing a pretty complex dual diagnosis intervention case in a small agricultural town somewhere in beautiful Northern […]

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Marchman Act Florida. Court-Ordered Drug Rehab?

If you ever wished for a legal way to somehow lock your loved one up in rehab, the state of Florida just may have the statute to make your wish come true! I recently suggested the concept of “Laying down the law with love,” rather than acting out of pure emotion when trying to deal with a loved one battling an addiction. One of the most powerful tools to actually help accomplish that goal just […]

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Going Deep in Dual Diagnosis

As a seasoned intervention counselor and licensed psychotherapist, I have learned how truly important it is to ensure that the patient is provided every opportunity to receive a proper clinical diagnosis. Enough symptomatic topsoil needs to be removed, before the patient can get in touch with their own emotional bedrock – the place where real healing can occur. A Multidisciplinary Treatment Approach Drug rehab professionals have the opportunity to significantly improve overall treatment outcomes by identifying the […]

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Choosing an Interventionist In the Opioid Epidemic Age

Today, with the voracious nature of the opioid epidemic spreading like wildfire all across the country, well-trained Intervention professionals are needed now more than ever before. In most cases, there is little time to wait for the addict to somehow come to their senses and reach out for help on their own, nor newly enacted legislation to somehow put all of the dealers and crooked doctors out of business. A qualified professional Interventionist acts as an intermediary […]

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