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Does Intervention Work?

Published on January 25, 2016 By swatson

While often perceived as a dramatic step, an intervention is designed to pierce the hallmarks of anger, denial and dishonesty and get person into substance abuse treatment.

Summer Hope

Published on June 16, 2014 By swatson

Summertime is finally here and with it comes graduations, weddings, vacations and fun family outings of all types.  For most families it is a time filled with celebration and great hope.  But for other, drug and alcohol use make fear much more common that hope. Recently, Heartland Intervention, LLC did an intervention on a bright young […]

Best Possible Attitude

Published on August 15, 2013 By swatson

Heartland Intervention works with families to develop the best possible attitude toward addiction and recovery.

After Treatment

Published on April 8, 2013 By swatson

Recovery is about the present but discharge planning is critical to long-term recovery.

What Would it Take…?

Published on October 4, 2010 By swatson

  Many people with a substance abuse problem have promised to quit all of the time.   Join Heartland Intervention’s Scott Watson as he details a recent event which posed a common question…..What Would it Take to Quit?

Rose Colored Glasses

Published on September 15, 2010 By swatson

“These Rose Colored Glasses that I’m looking through, show only the beauty, cause they hide all the truth!” The mention of John Conlee earlier in the week made me think of the song that was his biggest hit!  In addition to being the signature song of this Grand Ole Opry star, Rose Colored Glasses has […]

The Addicted Carpenter

Published on September 13, 2010 By swatson

As I was driving to work last week I saw a guy in a van fire up a joint.  He must have been a carpenter or carpet layer because there was a roll of tan carpet sticking out of his beaten Ford van.  It was not yet 8:30 am and part of me wondered if […]

Why do you Drink?

Published on September 10, 2010 By swatson

For millions of Americans drinking is a part of life that causes no problems whatsoever. They are able to drink without damaging relationships, ending up in jail or causing injuries to themselves or others. But for many, the first drink leads to a series of events that often have damaging, dangerous and expensive endings. Frequently […]