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When one person develops an addiction, it affects the entire family. Oftentimes, when addiction happens, there is a complex network of codependent relationships and conflicts within the family. A drug intervention specialist might be able to help you and your family sort through these problems. Most importantly, interventionists can help you finally convince your loved one to accept treatment.

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A lot of people seem to get on just fine with drinking alcohol on occasion. Others however, don’t get on just fine, and end up with a serious addiction. Is alcohol addictive? If so, why exactly is alcohol addictive? If you’re new to drinking, you might be wondering about these kinds of things. We’re going to try and give you some answers that will hopefully help you make more informed decisions about alcohol.

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Eating disorders have affected millions of us young people in the US. They’ve caused us to miss out on school, careers, relationships, and opportunities of all sorts. Perhaps worst of all, they make us think that we can’t be happy until we obtain the perfect body. Eating disorders can damage our health and even end lives, but fortunately recovery is possible! This is why we need to learn more about ways to manage eating disorders so we can finally move on.

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When we hear the word anorexia, most of us will picture a severely underweight young woman in our mind’s eye. However, this is just a stereotype! Men get eating disorders too even though we see more images of female anorexia and hear more PSA’s about eating disorders targeted towards women. Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that male anorexia exists too, and that it’s just as serious!

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We’re taught from a young age that alcohol abuse has it’s risks. It’s common knowledge that when we’re drinking we can get hurt, feel sick, and get alcohol poisoning if we have too much. Even the advertisements and bottles of alcoholic drinks themselves blast warnings at us because it’s the law. The Alcoholic Beverage Labeling Act (ABLA) of 1988 makes it mandatory for all alcoholic beverage manufacturers to put a little warning on their labels.

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Cocaine is one of the MOST addictive drugs out there, second only to Heroin. Therefore, abuse can quickly spiral out of control into a fullblown cocaine addiction. Not only is cocaine is highly addictive, it is also very dangerous. It’s responsible for the most illicit-substance related visits to the emergency room every year. This is why we recommend you seek treatment ASAP if you or someone you love is developing a problem with cocaine. Before cocaine has a chance to wreak havoc on your life, treat it!

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Deciding to quit drinking alchohol is a tough decision to make. Implementing it is even harder. If we’ve been drinking a lot for a while now, our brains become chemically dependent on alchohol just to function normally. So, when we quit cold turkey… bam! Alcohol withdrawal symptoms jump out to get us. At Intervention.com we can help support you through this stage on your way to sobriety.

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Heroin is one of the most serious and dangerous illegal drugs out there. When someone develops a heroin addiction, they become nearly 20 times more likely to die. Getting involved with heroin leads to one of the fastest progressions from trial to abuse to addiction and then finally death. Besides damaging your health, heroin has a way to also strain and disrupt lives and relationships. This is why early, intensive treatment is the best way to manage a heroin problem.

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Anorexia Nervosa is the most deadly of all mental illnesses. It is a type of eating disorder that is, unfortunately, becoming increasingly common in the US. We’ve prepared some anorexiaia facts and statistics for you to become more informed about what’s happening in your family.

Bulimia Nervosa is a life-threatening eating disorder that is becoming increasingly common in the US. Here at intervention.com, we often see familes struggling with bulimia who wish to know more about the disease. We’ve prepared some bulimia facts and statistics for you to become more informed about what’s happening with you and your family.