Intervention

The role intervention plays in getting help for a Ritalin addict.

4 Reasons Why Some Interventions Fail

4 Reasons Why Some Interventions Fail

Addiction is a disease that affects memory, motivation and how people feel rewarded. As the disease diminishes reasoning and decision-making skills, addicts often have skewed perspectives, which means they blame their problems on everything but substance abuse. An addict’s loved ones must unite to stage an intervention that compels the addict to get professional help, but not all interventions...

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How to Have an Arise Model Intervention for a Ritalin Addict

How to Have an Arise Model Intervention for a Ritalin Addict

There is not just one model or method of intervention for addiction. Finding the right type of intervention for an addict will depend on a variety of factors like how severe the addiction is, the addict’s health condition, the addict’s family and living situation and whether or not the addict has support. Arise is one model of intervention that boasts over an 83 percent success rate of...

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Planning an Intervention for Ritalin Abuse

Planning an Intervention for Ritalin Abuse

Ritalin is a prescription stimulant that affects the central nervous system to treat symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy. While it treats these disorders, Ritalin is addictive, so many people abuse it with and without prescriptions. Abusing this drug is a serious concern, particularly among adolescents and young adults, so consider planning an intervention to...

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Uniting As a Family to Overcome Ritalin Addiction

Uniting As a Family to Overcome Ritalin Addiction

Ritalin is a drug commonly prescribed to young people suffering with attention problems like attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This medication helps calm minds that struggle with inattentiveness and over-activity and allows users to function more normally in society or in the classroom. Prescribed Ritalin use should be carefully monitored by...

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The Importance of Holding an Intervention for Ritalin Use

The Importance of Holding an Intervention for Ritalin Use

Ritalin is a prescription drug that treats attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but it can cause serious health consequences when abused. Several medical journals have documented the pharmacological similarities between Ritalin and cocaine, and they both increase the dopamine levels in the brain. Some even crush and snort Ritalin tablets for a more immediate rush despite the...

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Misconceptions about Interventions for Ritalin Users

Misconceptions about Interventions for Ritalin Users

Most often prescribed for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Ritalin is a very powerful stimulant that has pharmacological effects similar to those of cocaine and amphetamines. Even though Ritalin is a controlled substance, it is readily available and inexpensive, which contributes to its potential for abuse. Some teens and young adults use Ritalin for its stimulant...

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What to do after a Failed Ritalin Intervention

What to do after a Failed Ritalin Intervention

Drug addicts often deny the severity and existence of an addiction, so your loved one must recognize that he has a problem that is too big to handle alone. He also must accept that he needs professional treatment. If an intervention has failed it is likely because the individual has not yet admitted his problem. An intervention might fail because it has been conducted without the assistance of a...

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Ritalin Intervention

Ritalin Intervention

Many parents are familiar with Ritalin as a drug that treats individuals with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Most of us are aware of the need for Ritalin among those with ADD and ADHD to aid students in their studies and help adults keep on task in the work environment. What some people are not aware of is the addictive and...

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