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Can you Force an Addict Into Rehab?

Addiction is a disease of both mind and body. It makes people do things they never thought they would: neglect their loved ones, lose their jobs, drop out of school, lie, cheat, and even steal or hurt others to get their drug. Addicts destroy lives and often die because of their addiction.

Getting Your Loved One into Drug Rehab Treatment

There are very few things more gut-wrenching than to watch a loved one’s life continuously ravaged by a drug addiction. Whether their addiction is to prescription medications like Vicodin or Xanax or to street drugs like cocaine and methamphetamines, the long term damage can be very similar. You know that drug rehab treatment is what […]

Special Considerations for Staging an Eating Disorder Intervention

By Meghan Vivo Interventions have introduced the concept of recovery to millions of addicts, but they’re also a life-saving tool for those suffering from eating disorders. While it is true that eating disorders are different illnesses than addiction, the intervention process can be remarkably similar. Like addiction interventions, eating disorder interventions involve family and friends […]