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Addiction Intervention

8 Steps to Intervention: What to Do When Your Child Is Using Drugs

Dr. Howard Samuels | Posted 06.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Dr. Howard Samuels

These tools -- these steps -- absolutely need to be adhered to; there is no shortcut for saving someone's life. You draw your boundary and then, no matter how much they beg or manipulate, you adhere to it.

Fighting Addiction with Tough Love

Evan Jarschauer | Posted 04.27.2012 | Impact
Evan Jarschauer

The success of the intervention process lies almost exclusively within the collective loving power of the family to hold and uphold healthy boundaries.

Intervene This

Stanton Peele | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Who thinks of submission as therapy -- other than perhaps the Marquis de Sade? The intervention approach may work to fill beds in rehab, but it defies everything we know about encouraging psychological growth.