ALCOHOL AND DRUG ADDICTION
Interventions- An intervention is a way of setting a boundary with someone you love. It helps them understand how valuable the relationship they have with the participants truly is. I don't like surprising or ganging up on people struggling with addictions and typically it isn't necessary or as effective. Two things are needed, compassion and a willingness to follow through on consequences established prior to our meeting. e.g. "you need treatment or you can no longer work for me..."
Assessments- This is to determine the severity of impairment and criteria for referral if further care if needed.
Referrals- to Detox and/or Inpatient or Intensive Outpatient Treatment
Discharge Planning -from structured settings to less structured and individually managed treatment - A critical part of treatment involves managing transitions from one level of care to another.
Confidential Counseling- Confidentiality and privacy is often a critical part of care, protecting clients from potential judgement and exposure often difficult to manage during inpatient treatment.
Family Education- The family system is deeply affected by addiction and getting educated can help protect everyone emotionally involved from the damage of potential relapses.
Relapse Prevention - This is an individualized process and treatment planning is an intensely personal and creative task.
Twelve Step and Task Model Approaches - Using both the Twelve Steps and The Task Model approach to addiction may be the most dynamic and effective type of treatment.
Referrals to Community Based Twelve Step Meetings-Many local meetings are well known and have a solid reputation for safety and effectiveness.
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