Video: Practical Advice on Prescription Painkiller Problems

December 29, 2012 by Cecile

People have abused opiates for 5,000 years. As much as medicine depends on them, they’ve always created problems for a percentage of users.

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Video: Can I Help an Alcoholic Change?

December 11, 2012 by Cecile

Scott McMillin, Recovery Systems Institute Principal, discusses the barriers that keep an addict or alcoholic from seeking help. Learning new ways to communicate can allow a caring family member, friend, or professional to motivate them to get the help they need.

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Video: The Art of Intervention

November 5, 2012 by Cecile

If you love someone struggling with addiction or alcoholism, this video will help you plan your own intervention.

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Video Presentation: How to Talk so an Alcoholic Will Listen

October 25, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

If you love someone who is struggling with addiction or alcoholism, you can help their journey to recovery by learning some simple communications rules.

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Rehab Soundbyte: Cookie Power

May 10, 2012 by Cecile

Call it a bribe, call it an incentive, call it a clever idea… Giving a reluctant client a reason to comply can help treatment along.

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Rehab Soundbyte: Determined Mom

April 3, 2012 by Cecile

Mom is determined to stop her son from taking drugs. With that kind of willpower, she’s bound to succeed…. isn’t she?

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Rehab Soundbyte: Drinker’s Dilemma

March 19, 2012 by Cecile

“But what if…?” Coming to terms with the reality of lifelong abstinence is one of the difficult tasks of early recovery.

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Rehab Soundbyte: Flight Delay

February 26, 2012 by Cecile

Those first few days in detox can be interesting!

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Rehab Soundbyte: Everything But Abstinence

February 12, 2012 by Cecile

Some clients are so cooperative they’ll do just about anything… except stop drinking.

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Rehab Soundbyte: Vintage Resentment

January 10, 2012 by Cecile

Resentments can damage recovery. And the worst damage is done by the most justified resentments.

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