Drug Intervention California
Talk to California Drug Intervention Specialist Carmine Thompson and learn how to expertly approach your loved one with help: 800-980-3927
If you are unable to convince someone you care about or feel like you are losing them to a drug and/or alcohol addiction problem, California Intervention Specialist Carmine Thompson and his Treatment Team can help.
There are effective ways to engage those who are suffering. Intervention Allies facilitates and coaches others on how to successfully plan, stage and perform alcohol, substance abuse, drug addiction, eating disorder and mental health disorder interventions.
Their evidence based intervention model includes developing strategies, solutions, treatment options, rehab suggestions, counseling and assistance through all phases of a person’s recovery.
California Intervention Specialist Carmine Thompson has a 98% success rate. He is clearly one of the most skillful interventionists in this country. He and his treatment team have been helping families for over 20 years. The techniques they’ve developed for alcohol, drug addiction, mental disorders and behavioral health interventions have improved current methods used throughout the industry today. Their expertise has significantly reduced further damage from occurring to already strained relationships, while substantially increasing the odds of getting those suffering from destructive behaviors successfully into a treatment programs and rehab centers.
It is Carmine Thompson’s philosophy that when someone is suffering from alcoholism, drug addiction and/or a mental health disorder, wisdom compels us to take proactive measures to help them before something inevitably worse happens.
Begin the healing process today and let us provide you with a free confidential consultation online or by calling: 800-980-3927
In our initial phone interview, we will discuss relevant issues in order to do a thorough evaluation. Once a comprehensive profile is factored in, a strategy will be developed that is tailored around your loved one’s particular situation. Cost, logistics, time frame and any other questions or concerns you have will also be answered.
Crisis situations are extremely stressful for the inflicted individual and those closest to them. If someone you care about needs help, take the next step… Move forward – because without change – it will not get better.
Begin the healing process today and let us provide you with a consultation online or by calling: 800-980-3927
1. No single treatment is appropriate for all individuals. Matching treatment settings, interventions, and services to each individual’s particular problems and needs is critical to his or her ultimate success in returning to productive functioning in the family, workplace, and society.
2. Treatment needs to be readily available. Individuals who are addicted to drugs may be uncertain about entering treatment, so taking advantage of opportunities when they are ready for treatment is crucial. Potential treatment applicants can be lost if treatment is not immediately available or is not readily accessible.
3. Effective treatment attends to multiple needs of the individual, not just his or her drug use. To be effective, treatment must address the individual’s drug use and any associated medical, psychological, social, vocational and legal problems.
4. An individual’s treatment plan must be assessed continually and modified as necessary to ensure that the plan meets the person’s changing needs. A patient may require varying combinations of services and treatment components during the course of treatment and recovery. In addition to counseling or psychotherapy, a patient at times may require medication, other medical services, family therapy, parenting instruction, vocational rehabilitation, and social and legal services. It is critical that the treatment approach be appropriate to the individual’s age, gender, ethnicity, and culture.
5. Remaining in treatment for an adequate period of time is critical for treatment effectiveness. The appropriate duration for an individual depends on his or her problems and needs. Research indicates that for most patients, the threshold of significant improvement is reached at about 3 months in treatment. After this threshold is reached, additional treatment can produce further progress toward recovery. People often leave treatment prematurely, so programs should include strategies to engage and keep patients.
6. Counseling (individual and/or group) and other behavioral therapies are critical components of effective treatment for addiction. In therapy, patients address issues of motivation, build skills to resist drug use, replace drug-using activities with constructive and rewarding nondrug-using activities and improve problem-solving abilities. Behavioral therapy also facilitates interpersonal relationships and the individual’s ability to function in the family and community.
7. Medications are an important element of treatment for many patients, especially when combined with counseling and other behavioral therapies. For patients with mental disorders, both behavioral treatments and medications can be critically important.
8. Chemically dependent individuals with coexisting mental disorders should have both disorders treated in an integrated way. Addictive disorders and mental disorders often occur in the same individual. Patients presenting for either condition should be assessed and treated for the co-occurrence disorder type.
9. Medical detoxification is only the first stage of addiction treatment and by itself does little to change long-term drug use. Medical detoxification safely manages the acute physical symptoms of withdrawal associated with stopping drug use. While detoxification alone is rarely sufficient to help addicts achieve long-term abstinence, for some individuals it is a strongly indicated precursor to effective drug addiction treatment.
10. Treatment does not need to be voluntary to be effective. Strong motivation can facilitate the treatment process. Sanctions or enticements in the family, employment setting, or criminal justice system can increase significantly both treatment entry and retention rates and the success of drug treatment.