Intervention History

Family intervention, where family and friends band together and encourage a drinker to accept help for his drinking, has been used successfully for over thirty years, ever since Vernon Johnson first began experimenting with the technique in the early 1960's.

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Study Finds Spouses of Alcoholics Can Benefit From Online Help

Women married to men with alcohol abuse problems can face a slew of problems themselves, with finding support for their situation near the top of the list.

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Cocaine, Amphetamine Users More Likely To Take Own Lives

Stimulants use such as cocaine and amphetamine are associated with suicidal behavior among people who inject drugs, researchers at the University of Montreal and CHUM Research Centre say.  Addiction has already been identified as a major risk factor for suicide, it is a ten percent fact among drug users.  

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