The Most Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs

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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the United States is in the middle of a prescription drug abuse and overdose epidemic, and it’s a problem that spans all age groups, nationalities, and socioeconomic groups. Every year, approximately 47,000 people die from a drug overdose, mostly from prescription pain medications. Opiate painkillers aren’t the … Read More

What To Do When A Drug Intervention Fails

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When you hold an intervention for a loved one addicted to drugs or alcohol, your hope is that it convinces them to go to rehab to get the help they need. Sometimes, even when you do everything right, it’s possible that your loved one will refuse to get help. For all intents and purposes, this … Read More

6 Mistakes Families Make During An Intervention

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Due to the popularity of the A&E show Intervention, family interventions have been on the rise in the past decade. The overall objective of a family intervention is to confront an addict in a non-threatening way and allow them to see their self-destructive behavior and how it affects themselves and the people around them. The … Read More