The Mighty Commitment

December 2, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

People with alcoholism learn to test the resolve of those around them. That doesn’t mean they’re unaware of the need for change, just that they aren’t certain that other people will be there to support them.

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December 1, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s more about knowing exactly what we hope to gain from an interaction, and moving steadily towards that goal.

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Professional Intervention

November 9, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

Professional Intervention offers hope and a way out for many. Is it for you?

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November 8, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

We want to simplify difficult choice so as to maximize the chance the alcoholic person will make the right one.

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Do-It-Yourself Intervention Guide

November 7, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

The Guide includes a step-by-step explanation of how intervention works and how to plan one for your addict/alcoholic.

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Defense: Fantasy

November 6, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

Eventually, the fantasy bubble gets popped, and the addict realizes they’ve wasted a lot of time when they could have been making progress.

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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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Defense: Minimizing

November 3, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

Eventually, things get so bad that even the minimizer gets frightened.

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Defense: Externalization

November 2, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

Eventually, through painful experience, the externalizer recognizes that the secret of recovery is focusing on changing yourself, not others.

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Defense: Rationalization

November 1, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

Eventually, the rationalizer (through painful experience) realizes that instead of serving as a remedy, drugs and alcohol are actually making problems worse

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