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Drug and Alcohol Interventions: Do They Work?

2022-11-06T13:59:03-05:00March 22, 2022|Addiction Recovery, Family Interventions, Family Recovery, How to Host an Intervention|

When families contact us here at Suntra Modern Recovery, one of the most common questions is about the success rate of our addiction intervention services. What we’ve found is that many people have little or no understanding of what an intervention is. In pop culture and the media, interventions are portrayed as...

G-ing Out: GHB is still one of the most dangerous drugs

2022-10-08T21:46:28-04:00January 5, 2022|Uncategorized|

s usually consumed as a liquid. Because it has no smell and little taste, anyone can easily conceal it in a bottle of water or an alcoholic drink. G is rarely used as a stand-alone drug and is often consumed with a mix of other drugs. Currently, most users use G alongside crystal meth to enhance sex.

How Does Drinking Affect Your Life?

2022-10-08T21:54:52-04:00December 23, 2021|Addiction Recovery, Addiction Recovery Programs|

At this point, I’m comfortable with defining myself as a former alcoholic because I know that that is just one part of who I am. I have introduced myself as such on numerous occasions; it is a commonality that I share with the other members of my support group. But I also identify with many other titles, such as father, son, pilot, recovery professional, and business partner.

The Family Recovery Agreement

2022-10-18T19:06:10-04:00November 21, 2021|Addiction Recovery, Family Recovery|

A recovery agreement is a positive document, encouraging long-term recovery, and outline a path to family reunification.  Prior to treatment boundaries were crossed and ultimatums yelled.  The recovery agreement reestablishes boundaries and encourages more treatment and helps to rebuild trust.

Trudge the Road of Happy Destiny

2022-10-18T19:08:17-04:00November 6, 2021|Addiction Recovery Programs, Articles|

I draw a parallel between using drugs and a ride in an amusement park. Just like a roller coaster, drugs have an exhilarating aspect, but we don’t go to the amusement park every day. We enjoy the ride and move on to the next thing; our experience becomes a memory – not a way of life.

Adam Banks – My Story

2022-10-18T19:10:02-04:00November 6, 2021|Alcohol and Drug Interventions|

It took me a full two years to finally “get” lasting sobriety.  I have used my sobriety as a launch pad for my life.   After I got sober, I was able to really focus on the company that I had started.  I gave a physician friend just enough money to start his own medical practice.  

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