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Six Things to Know When Planning an Inte...

Six Things to Know When Planning an Intervention
There are a lot of things to consider before holding an intervention for an addicted friend. Failing to keep things organized and under control can lead to ugly situations, and an effective intervention requires meticulous planning and rehearsal. Keep these six things in mind to avoid frustration and conflict when planning your loved one’s intervention. You Do Not Have to Do This...

Holding a Johnson Model Intervention for...

Holding a Johnson Model Intervention for an Opium Addict
The Johnson model intervention is a great tool for many addicts and their loved ones, because it encourages addicts to seek help both honestly and directly. However, it is not the best fit for everyone, because it requires family support and is more confrontational than other intervention types. To learn if this method will help your loved one get clean from opium, seek professional...

Planning an Intervention for Opium Abuse

Planning an Intervention for Opium Abuse
Interventions require information and preparation. They can be an essential tool in helping a loved one recover from addiction, but a successful intervention does not happen on impulse. Families can plan interventions themselves, but the most effective opium abuse interventions will be planned with the help of addiction recovery professionals. Opium is the parent drug of many of...

How to Have an ARISE Model Intervention ...

How to Have an ARISE Model Intervention for an Opium Addict
The ARISE model helps break the cycle of repeated disappointment while avoiding blame, shame, and guilt which accompanies addiction. This helps bring healing to families, friends, and co-workers who have come together to help build a solid foundation for the addict. The focus of ARISE is on both the addict and his family, and the healing and recovery. Components of an ARISE Model The...

Misconceptions about Interventions for O...

Misconceptions about Interventions for Opium Users
Opium is a painkiller derived from the opium plant, a highly addictive narcotic. This means that people who use opium for pain management and those who use it as a recreational drug are both at great risk of developing addiction. Opium addicts may need an intervention to get free from the drug, but holding one of these meetings must involve the help of a trained interventionist. One of...

The Importance of Holding an Interventio...

The Importance of Holding an Intervention for Opium Use
When you recognize that a loved one is suffering from substance abuse to a drug like opium, knowing exactly what to do can be very difficult. One word that immediately comes to mind is intervention. When an addict refuses to admit they have a problem, an intervention should be held. An intervention is a planned action of confrontation by family and friends for the one suffering from the...

Opium Intervention

Opium is a source for morphine, codeine, heroin, hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone, and several other semi-synthetic opiate painkillers. Signs of Opium Addiction When a person uses opium, they experience a rush of euphoria, followed by an extended period of relaxation, freedom from anxiety, and the relief of physical pain. Because of these desired effects, it is often...