L Lakeland, Florida is the largest city between Tampa and Orlando, and is home to over 100,000. The area is known for citrus and cattle, however, tourism, medicine and other industries have grown recently grown in importance. Many universities and colleges offer educational opportunities to local residents and attract people from surrounding areas.
Substance abuse has reached epidemic levels in the United States in recent years. In the City of Lakeland, there are people that are at risk of falling prey to the afflictions of using mind-altering substances. Far too many people die each year as a consequence of the disease of addiction. Do not become just another statistic – get help today.
If you are concerned about someone close to you, consider staging an intervention. An intervention is a great way to stop the vicious cycle of abuse caused by drug or alcohol addiction. Essentially, it is simply a conversation where the person is confronted about his or her using and is then encouraged to seek treatment.
The disease of addiction, by its very nature, consumes the life of the person caught in its grip. Denial is a strong ally of addiction, causing the person abusing substances to not see the situation clearly. He or she may truly believe that no harm is being caused to self or others, and that nothing need change. Without the help and guidance of others, often the person will continue to use to the point of death or until everything in his or her life is destroyed.
If you are concerned about a friend or family member’s use of drugs or alcohol, do not wait to lend a helping hand. Stage an intervention and show that you love and care, however emphasize that his or her behavior needs to change.
Many people consult a professional interventionist beforehand. A professional can help you and others prepare for the event by helping you draft statements, run rehearsals and provide feedback regarding what needs to be said and what may only cause strife. The professional may sit in on the intervention and help keep the conversation calm and defuse any emotional outbursts.
If it’s a friend or family member who needs help, staging an intervention can mean the difference between life and death.
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Twelve Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous have been instrumental in saving the lives of millions of people worldwide. Anyone with a desire to stop using is welcome at any meeting and at any time. If you are struggling with substance abuse, find a meeting in your area today and get connected. It is recommended to find a sponsor, work the Twelve Steps of recovery, and attend meetings regularly. Fellow members provide each other with support and guidance necessary to overcome the cunning, baffling and powerful disease of addiction. Many have been where you are and have gone on to live a happy, healthy and fulfilling life in recovery. Do not waste another minute enslaved to drugs or alcohol. Find a meeting in your area today and start living the life you deserve.
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