W Wausau, Wisconsin is the county seat of Marathon County and has nearly 40,000 residents. The Wisconsin River divides the city in two, creating an east and west section. The Wausau metro area includes all of the county and has a combined population in excess of 134,000 residents. The city is home to several satellite campuses, including the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
Despite all that Wausau has to offer, the disease of addiction has still managed to devastate many lives. This cunning, baffling and powerful disease has the tendency to sneak up on and take control of people’s lives. Addiction is a mental illness that requires professional treatment to overcome its progressive and deadly symptoms. If you suffer from addiction, get help.
An intervention is simply a coordinated conversation between two or more people, with the goal of confronting the person who is using about his or her addiction and dangerous behavior. Anyone concerned about another person who is using can stage an intervention. As far as the attendees for a larger intervention, almost anyone should attend. The exception is regarding a person has a turbulent or abusive relationship with the person in question. If the presence of a particular person will make the person who is using defensive or combative, then that particular person would do better to sit the event out.
If you are new to staging such an event, consider consulting with a professional in Wausau, WI, beforehand to make sure the intervention goes smoothly and produces the desired result. We understand that this is a difficult time and are ready and willing to help. Give us a call today if you have any questions about interventions or anything else. (866) 578-7471
The disease of addiction has four recognized stages. These are experimentation, social use, dangerous or ongoing use and addiction.
Many people have a friend or acquaintance who is a heavy user, whom is suspected of being somewhere on the spectrum of addiction. However, it is not necessarily true that a heavy user is addicted. Some people stay in the second or third stage for extended periods of time without ever graduating to the final stage of addiction. Others progress through all four stages rapidly and believe that they were addicted from the start. It is impossible to predict who will become addicted.
It's time to get clean and start a new life free of substances. Find use this search to find the right Treatment center for you.
Select the substance(s) that you or your loved one is currently dependent on. This will help us find the right facility for you.
Select the city and/or state in which you wish to go to for treatment. It is often helpful to travel for treatment, so consider somewhere away from home.
12-step programs prove the best method for treating the disease of addiction. Millions of people have successfully stopped using and stayed abstinent with the help of the 12-steps and programs like AA and NA. If you suffer from addiction in Wausau, WI, find a meeting in your area and get connected to a sober community today.
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