That doesn’t mean you need a program that treats senior exclusively. It does suggest that you should concentrate your efforts on programs with access to physician care beyond simple detox.
Suffering victim and destructive asshole, all wound up in the same person. That’s the “alcoholic/addictive” personality. But who is the “real person” underneath the disease?
Motivation springs from external as well as internal sources. Our internal desire for change is rarely enough to get us all the way through to our stated goals.
Current research suggests that an optimal treatment episode is in the neighborhood of three months. That doesn’t mean it must be all in residence.
Anybody who lives or works with an active alcoholic is likely to hear a lot of excuses, along with protests that they are not, in fact, excuses.
Problems with alcohol are better defined in terms of the problems themselves than some arbitrary amount consumed.
Mom is determined to stop her son from taking drugs. With that kind of willpower, she’s bound to succeed…. isn’t she?
The technique works. But it doesn’t make for very entertaining TV, which is why they usually leave that part on the cutting room floor.
For these and other common procedures referred to in the study, we might not even know what the doctor prescribes Mom or Dad afterward.
Explain your situation and make a request: You want your nephew’s name placed on the admissions list for a date beyond the current waiting list.