Five consistent myths about Drug Abuse and Addiction

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...

What is an Arise Intervention?

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...

What is an Intervention?

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. At times, it can feel like...

What is the Johnson Model of Intervention?

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...

What is the Family Systemic Model?

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...