Sober Intervention & the 3 Core Components

Sober Intervention & the 3 Core Components

Sober-Services Addiction Treatment, Alcohol Addiction

The planned process of confrontation by people who are important to the addict. Its purpose is to allow the addict to see the destructive nature of their addiction on the people they love. The result of a Sober Intervention? Right there, right then, we’ll see the real person that you previously knew and momentarily they’ll emerge out of their addictive …

Helping an Addict with Tough love

How to give tough love to a drug addict

Sober-Services Addiction Treatment, Alcohol Addiction

The sooner you realise that it’s never going to go back to the way it was, the sooner you can move forwards. Understand that your loved one will always remain active in their addiction while you continue to permit them to have it. There is very little hope for them to change, if you’re not prepared to first change your …

Codependency and being and enabler

Codependency and being an enabler

Sober-Services Addiction Treatment, Alcohol Addiction

Codependence – a person is “addicted to the addict”; they assume responsibility for meeting the addict’s need and neglect their own Enablers – people who knowingly or unknowingly protect addicts from the natural consequences of their actions “when you choose the lesser of two evils, always remember that it is still an evil” – max lerner

Angry addict or please addict

Angry addict or pleased addict

Sober-Services Addiction Treatment, Alcohol Addiction

If the Addict is pleased with the help you’ve given them, you’re probably enabling them. If the Addict becomes angry, agitated or restless with the help you’re giving them, then you’re probably helping them beyond how you can ever imagine.

Spotting Addiction

Spotting addiction

Sober-Services Addiction Treatment, Alcohol Addiction

If there is even a small concern, then in most cases there is a problem, that given time will only develop and become a bigger problem. There could be many hidden addictions and there’s rarely no smoke without fire, no matter what story the person you’re concerned about concocts to baffle and confuse you. If your gut tells you there’s …

Helping Families

How addiction affects families

Sober-Services Addiction Treatment, Alcohol Addiction

Addictions affect everybody from any class, culture, race, religion, gender, sexual preferences, etc It happens to so many families, that 20% – 1 in 5, of British families have some sort of concern, which they normally hide because of fear of stigma. Remember, 10% – 1 in 10 people have some form of Addiction, whether chronic or still in it’s …