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What is an intervention for substance misuse?

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An intervention is a meeting where family and friends have a calm and open conversation with their loved one about his substance misuse and ask him to accept treatment.

SOURCES:

National Institute on Drug Abuse: "What are Some Signs and Symptoms of Someone with a Drug Abuse Problem," "Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction," and "Trends and Statistics."

Mayo Clinic: "Intervention: Help a Loved One Overcome Addiction."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 08, 2019

SOURCES:

National Institute on Drug Abuse: "What are Some Signs and Symptoms of Someone with a Drug Abuse Problem," "Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction," and "Trends and Statistics."

Mayo Clinic: "Intervention: Help a Loved One Overcome Addiction."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on November 08, 2019

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