Are you at Wits End with your addicted loved one

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(949) 292-2000
http://www.WitsEndIntervention.com
http://www.WEinterventions@gmail.com
The Intervention Process: Your Questions Answered
Pre-Intervention
The intervention begins at the Family Meeting. The counselor holds a planning, education and therapy session with the intervention group the night before the intervention. Each member of the intervention group will be asked to write a letter about their experiences in order to help the treatment staff later work through the issues the client will be faced with. The counselor leads the group toward a presentation of one unified message: “You have a problem, we have a solution. We offer all of our collective support for your recovery and will no longer tolerate, or enable, your addiction in any way. We love you so much we have had difficulty saying no to you. We have now brought in a professional to guide us in setting boundaries and consequences. We will not go back to the status quo. Today is the day the abuse stops.”
We understand that everyone has been worried and has differing thoughts of what should be done. The professional interventionist polls everybody’s energy and gets it all moving in one direction. We discus and eliminate all of the reasons the addict will have for not going to treatment. We delegate the client’s daily life tasks among the participants (ie taking care of the kids, pets, the house) to alleviate this stress from the addict. We also deal with employment issues. We also decide as a group what we will do for the client while they are in treatment, and what the consequences are if they try to refuse this gift.
Wit’s Inn Recovery has a 98% success rate.
The Intervention
As an informed, educated, and organized group in agreement with our goal, we meet with the client. We do not have to solve all family problems, nor do we have to know how the addiction can possibly be healed. We go to the addict with one common understanding: our loved one must have professional help, or may soon die. Treatment is essential. We have done our homework and made the best arrangements, and today is the day. We are here with all of our love and power to stop the downward spiral here and now.

Transport 6
We get the client ready and willing, and then take them to treatment. The power and intensity of the intervention opens a window of opportunity. The client is emotionally transcended into a state of willingness. Whether this state of willingness is brought about by the presentation of love and concern, or the fear of consequences, the result is the same. It’s a short window. We must continue in action immediately, before the denial mechanism takes control again. The message at the end of the intervention is you have 20 minutes to pack, our flight leaves in about an hour. At this point we keep the stimulus very low. The client most likely is in a reflective state of mind and does not want much interaction. We need an independent means of transportation to the airport, or a family member who will not elicit any farther confrontation from the client.
When the intervention is over it is over. We stop the confrontation and let the client lean into the impartial professionalism of the counselor.
I am also a recovering addict. The therapeutic value of one addict helping another is without parallel. The interventionist and the client fly or drive to the treatment center together.
Transition
The counselor completes the transition from the intervention into the treatment admissions process. We make every effort to introduce them to the staff and explain the process of making themselves comfortable.
The interventionist explains to the counseling staff the disposition of the intervention and the reports of the family in an effort to educate the treatment staff as to the truths the client needs to face and work through. The intervention letters are given to the staff for the client to use later in therapy.

One goal of treatment is to break down their denial of the severity of the disease. Another treatment goal is to resolve and let go of resentment. Reviewing the intervention letters with a sober head and the guidance of a therapist is done to bring about an understanding of the love involved in the gift of intervention and recovery. We do recover.
(949) 292-2000
http://www.WitsEndIntervention.com
http://www.WEinterventions@gmail.com
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Alcohol Abuse Treatment Orange County

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Alcohol abuse treatment is a process, because alcohol abuse treatment is tackling a powerful disease known as alcoholism. “Alcohol abuse treatment” has many different aspects and stages to it. Alcohol abuse treatment saves lives daily. It is extremely important that any alcoholic get admitted to some type of alcohol abuse treatment. There are a few different types of alcohol abuse treatment.

There is short-term and long-term alcohol abuse treatment. There is inpatient and outpatient alcohol abuse treatment. But no matter what form of alcohol abuse treatment is used they are all trying to tackle a big problem, alcoholism. This is a problem that has plagued the globe for years. Causing deaths, fatal car accidents, broken homes, and broken people.

In alcohol abuse treatment there are many different stages. The first stage is detox. Being that alcohol is a toxin it is important to the body to get rid of it. The detox process is difficult but necessary in alcohol abuse treatment. This is the first step.

After detox the next step of alcohol abuse treatment begins. This is called recovery. This is when the alcoholic begins to work on himself emotionally. Many alcoholics have emotional problems that amplify their drinking. When these emotional problems are taken care of, the person has a good chance of staying sober.

We know that no matter how long the alcoholic stays sober, the dis-ease does not go away. This is why before clients are released the last stage of treatment begins.

We set them up with meetings in the particular area they live in. We help them get in contact with other alcoholics and begin to fabricate an extremely strong support group. This is their best defense against the disease of alcoholism. With a strong network of people the alcoholic has somewhere to turn to once his/her alcohol abuse treatment is completed.

Alcohol abuse effects are numerous and alcohol abuse effects are deadly. Alcohol abuse effects range from legal troubles to cirrhosis of the liver. Alcohol abuse effects also can be put into two categories- short term and long term. There are alcohol abuse effects that can clear up in the first year or two of sobriety. Some times alcohol abuse effects will never clear up.

When use of alcohol becomes abuse of alcohol a few things occur. The first and most apparent is the want of more alcohol. This obsession sets in shortly after abuse begins. The obsession will grow and grow the more and more alcohol is abused. It is an endless cycle of alcoholism.

Shortly after the obsession has set in, the damage begins. The first thing to go is concentration level. The alcohol abuser will become more scattered in thought as time goes on. This is the first sign of short-term memory loss.

Another alcohol abuse effect is blackouts. Blackouts are occurrences where the user loses time. It is as if the abuser is in a dreamless sleep, but to everyone else he/she is awake and acting as if fully conscious. Blackouts are an extremely dangerous alcohol abuse effect. During these times alcoholics can do things and not even remember.

Both short-term memory loss and blackouts are mental alcohol abuse effects. There are numerous physical alcohol abuse effects. Alcohol is a poison to the body. The endocrine system of the human makeup treats it as such. Therefore it runs through the liver during natural detoxification. Being that it is a poison it erodes the liver causing cirrhosis. Cirrhosis can then lead to liver failure, which will eventually result in death.

There are also the alcohol abuse effects that happen outside of the body. These consist of legal troubles and relationship problems. Many alcohol abusers experience difficulty in managing their lives. This unmanageability leads to destruction. This destruction comes in many forms. Some users lose jobs, while others lose spouses. These all lead the drinker to more drinking. More drinking leads the user to more physical problems and more physical problems lead to death.

Alcohol abuse effects are devastating. Some alcoholics will drive drunk and accidentally kill someone. Some alcoholics end up in jail or homeless. No matter how you look at it, alcohol abuse leads down a road that you don’t want to take. Stop going down that road before you become so lost that the cycle continues. Mend the broken ties of alcohol with alcohol treatment. Stop alcohol abuse effects from growing worse.

The Mouse, such a trap for alcoholic families

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I am in Michigan doing an intervention.
     These are such good people I am with. Dear “salt of the earth mid western,ers”. They work hard, love their kids, go to church, while over shadowed by the alcoholism of the grandparents. When I work with these midwest & east coast families I am up against the cult of the Moose Lodges. I have seen a Moose Lodge in Lake Elsinore, but back her it is much more in the drinking family culture. The Moose has some charity work, orphanages, BUT the main function of the Moose is to allow the daily drinking alcoholi’s a place to hang out drink, gamble, and tell themselves they are ligetimate social charity, family oriented, community group.
Let me tell you my opinion, and I have an educated, experienced opinion because I spent a good chunck of my childhood in the Moose, Elks, Eagle’s, and Fire Halls. As the daughter of an alcoholic. It sucked. I hated it. I would have to go ther with my Dad to “sign up” (some kind of organized gambeling deal that means you can’t miss a day of drinking because your number may hit in you absence of “signing up.”. Then I guess you miss out on the blessed opportuity of a life time (when your number hits). The way it was explained to me, as I understand it is this. One plays the same number everyday of their life. If “your number” hits and you dom’t win then you are some kind of slacker, who shuns Devine opportuities and Gos may only offer us a few.
So Daddy let me know that we had to suit up and show up, even though I am tired & hungry & five, even though I feel so scare. As he changes more with each shot & beer, and I know it’s not right for him to drive us home, many shots and beers later when he wakes me up from while I am sleeping on the pool table and it seems he might drop me and him both as we stagger to the car. Mommy is going to be mad and yell & yell, Maybe cry and throw things. I hate our day after day at the Moose. I want school to start. I want to disapear.As I got a little older I wanted to be dead. A few more years pass and I am just like him truthfully I’m worse. I leave my kids with m7 Mum who is still yelling, crying, and she is worse too.