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Watching someone use drugs or drink to excess is a difficult thing to go through. It can produce feelings of hopelessness, frustration, even depression. Moreover, it can reach the point where you want to intervene, such as sending the person to rehab.  Can I Force Someone...

Many people eagerly anticipate the holiday season because it is nostalgic or provides an opportunity to enjoy favorite foods or traditions. However, the holidays are stressful for many people, bringing family obligations, packed schedules and the pressure to spend time and money picking out the...

Driving while intoxicated is a serious offense that leads to severe legal consequences in every state, including jail time, steep fines and the suspension of driving privileges. Some people with a drinking and driving charge on their record also struggle to find work, as many...

If you are concerned about a loved one’s behavior and think they may be using drugs, you’ll need to know as much as possible about that drug and about addiction. Drugs that are particularly dangerous can bring a sense of urgency to the situation. Learn...

When a family member is showing signs of a potential substance use issue, it can be difficult to know just how to help or what to say to that person. Open communication and family support are often just what your loved one needs during this...

Family and friends worried about an individual’s addictive behaviors may consider an intervention with that person as a way to reach out with their concerns. Do interventions work? There are many factors involved, of course, but an intervention will be more successful if guided by...

Mental health concerns, including depression, can lead to an increased risk of suicide. If someone in your life has been struggling with their mental health, or with any other factors in their life that have them contemplating hurting themselves, you can be prepared to help...

You are concerned about a loved one’s behavior and are not sure what to do. If you think they may have an issue with substance abuse or are struggling with a mental health problem, you and your family members might consider an intervention. A Texas...

If someone you care about is talking about suicide or showing suicidal tendencies, take their words and actions seriously. There are suicide prevention approaches you can use, to reach out to them to help them through their crisis and then to help them seek treatment...

Someone who supports you and encourages you after you’ve completed your addiction treatment program can make a huge difference in your recovery success. A recovery coach can guide you through making better life choices, promoting positive change in your life as you deal with your...