Association of Intervention Specialists



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What is ARISE®?

Posted on January 29th, 2014

Judith Landau and co-developers implement ‘power of family’ in strong Intervention Model Recognized by industry leaders as the original Invitational Intervention protocol, A Relational Intervention Sequence for Engagement (the ARISE® Intervention) is an Evidence-Based, Best-Practice method of Intervention that harnesses the power of the family to achieve its mission for individual and…

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Five consistent myths about Drug Abuse and Addiction

Posted on September 20th, 2012

Oftentimes, we find that people are unsure about their abilities to overcome addiction because of their perceptions of what addiction really is. These commonly accepted myths can be disheartening – but you can overcome this way of thinking by understanding the truth of recovery. Here, we’ll shed some light on…

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What is the Family Systemic Model?

Posted on August 2nd, 2012

An addict’s dangerous and deadly behaviors not only affect themselves but they also affect the family members around them. Some of the side effects of an addiction can include, but are not limited to: Depression Aggression Weight Loss/Gain Suicidal Impulsiveness Manic behavior Did you know, though, that many of these…

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What is the Johnson Model?

Posted on August 2nd, 2012

In the 1960′s there was an Episcopal priest who was interested in studying addiction as well as a way to stop it. The main concern of this priest was to prevent death by addiction. Vernon Johnson was the Episcopal priest who made it his life goal to help all addicts…

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What is an Intervention?

Posted on August 2nd, 2012

One of the hardest things in life is watching a family member or friend’s life spiral down to complete destruction. Many things can cause this type of spiraling destruction but the main things are addictions such as drug and alcohol.

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