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What is an alcohol addition intervention?
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Dr. Scott Mackinnon
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Voluntarily stopping
An "alcohol intervention" involves placing the person in question into treatment but only with their consent.
Typically done with help of family and friends. The mission is to achieve complete abstention but integral to this is the ultimate agreement from the individual. This is important for success. It usually involves admission to an inpatient treatment program, of which there are many.

In brief: Voluntarily stopping
An "alcohol intervention" involves placing the person in question into treatment but only with their consent.
Typically done with help of family and friends. The mission is to achieve complete abstention but integral to this is the ultimate agreement from the individual. This is important for success. It usually involves admission to an inpatient treatment program, of which there are many.
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
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In brief: A friendly poke
This involves people who care about an alcoholic and want the alcoholic to know that the alcohol is destroying their life, sometimes their family, and sometimes their career. It is done with the help of a professional.

In brief: A friendly poke
This involves people who care about an alcoholic and want the alcoholic to know that the alcohol is destroying their life, sometimes their family, and sometimes their career. It is done with the help of a professional.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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