When Do You Use Tough Love?

Many people who are thinking about an intervention are afraid that the intervention is all about tough love. Although few, alcohol and drug interventions actually go to “tough love” or “bottom-lines,” many families place a great deal of attention on it when deciding on whether or not to do an addiction intervention. Some family members […]

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Family History of Addiction

The Role of Family History Did you know that children of addicts are 8 times more likely to develop an addiction? We all have the genetic predisposition for addiction because there is an evolutionary advantage to that. When an animal eats a certain food that it likes, there is an advantage to associating pleasure with […]

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The Family Holiday Secret

As families and friends gather together for the holidays it becomes difficult to avoid the fact that a loved one may have a substance abuse problem. This loved one may attend the holiday gathering and show obvious signs of addiction. You may think to yourself, “I will be glad when they leave”, or “it is only […]

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