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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...

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.

Long Term Addiction Recovery Programs: 8 Essential Elements

2022-10-18T19:54:58-04:00October 12, 2021|Addiction Recovery, Addiction Recovery Programs, Alcohol and Drug Interventions, Family Recovery, Recovery Coach|

here are two very successful programs with proven results for long-term recovery. They are; the Human Intervention Motivation Study (HIMS) for pilots and Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for physicians.  Both programs boast an above an 80% success rate at long-term recovery. Other general programs without a similar foundation have a success rate of less than 20%.

Addiction is a response to trauma – my Halloween story

2022-11-06T11:12:34-05:00August 9, 2021|Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction Recovery Programs, Alcohol and Drug Interventions, Articles, Family Interventions, Family Recovery, Interventions, Our Stories, Recovery Coach, Recovery Coaching|

I don’t know how a trauma in my family a few generations back might show up in my life, that is until I recently passed up buying a pumpkin. I stood in front of a beautiful pumpkin at a farm stand. It was marked half price and I stood in front of it, frozen, unable to decide if I wanted to buy it. I walked away from that pumpkin feeling sick to my stomach.

Reestablishing boundaries after addiction has distorted the norms

2022-10-18T20:13:41-04:00August 9, 2021|Addiction Recovery, Addiction Recovery Programs, Articles, Family Recovery|

Families know in their guts that something isn’t right. When they address the concerned person, a process of gaslighting, or turning the warranted concern around on the person that voiced it.  As a result, loved ones start to question their premonition and offer the person the benefit of the doubt all the while, the addiction is unknowingly in control of everyone affected.

Is Addiction Recovery Worth the Investment?

2022-11-05T16:56:05-04:00January 14, 2021|Addiction Recovery, Addiction Recovery Programs, Alcoholics Anonymous, Articles, Family Recovery|

When putting a dollar value on recovery, consider how much money you would pay to change everything in your life. How much would you pay to keep your children? How much would you pay to keep your job? How much would you pay on your child’s behalf to totally change their life? How much would you pay to have four more hours in a day?

Choosing Recovery: The Book Download

2020-05-05T19:20:34-04:00May 5, 2020|Family Recovery|

e book on choosing recovery offers profound insight on what families have to learn in a matter of a few days when facing the decision to send a loved one to a treatment facility. We wrote this guide to answer common questions that frequently come up, and to address the many situations that will come up.

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