Drug & Alcohol Addiction

What Is Drug And Alcohol Addiction

Drug and alcohol addiction refers to the long-term, pathological use and abuse of alcohol or drugs. An individual abusing drugs and/or alcohol has physical dependence on the substance, and will persists in using despite problems arising from their behavior.

Articles About Drug & Alcohol Addiction

3 Ways Novelty Creates Lasting Change

3 Ways Novelty Creates Lasting Change

The other day I read a wonderful article about novelty by Alane K. Daugherty, Ph.D., who sees the benefit of taking a novel approach to change. She asserts that when we seek newness whether it's taking a different route to work, changing old behaviors or looking at...

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2023 New Year, New You, New Hope

2023 New Year, New You, New Hope

So here we are in a New Year and I am not sure exactly what I want to tackle. Looking back on 2022 I experienced a good many things, much that I enjoyed and am proud of. My team and I helped many families. We traveled near and far, touching the lives of others. I was...

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Bespoke Behavioral Health

Bespoke Behavioral Health

As a Clinician-Interventionist, I have the opportunity to work with high-weath clients. These individuals require bespoke concierge service . When I think of the wonderful places that I have and get to collaborate in the United States, JFlowers Heath Institute,...

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It’s a Small World After All

It’s a Small World After All

Over the last two weeks, I have had a mind expanding time of it! First, off to New York, followed by London, and then on to Zurich. It's a small world we live in. Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived In New York, I visited the sites, collaborated...

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What We Do at AAI and YPM

What We Do at AAI and YPM

I have been asked lately to articulate exactly what we do at All About Interventions (AAI) and at Youth Prevention Mentors (YPM ). We are organizations designed to help build successful individuals and families. We help you transition through all stages of life and...

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Rainbow Colored Fentanyl: A Deadly Lure For Children

Rainbow Colored Fentanyl: A Deadly Lure For Children

Last week, the city of Los Angeles issue an alert about recent Fentanyl overdoses. We wanted to make you aware of this important health alert from the Los Angeles Department of Public Health. We encourage you to take a moment to review the alert. Health Alert:...

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Can Humor Be an Intervention Strategy?

Can Humor Be an Intervention Strategy?

While traveling home from the American Pharmaceutics meeting, I stopped to think about how I made folks laugh during my presentation. Humor served to break the ice and make folks more relaxed, so the ongoing discussions were full and the participants felt safe and...

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