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Interventions: useful tool in the battle against addiction

Many times families dealing with addiction have to turn to interventions.  Though there are many types the most famous is seen on television's A&E Intervention.  We're going to talk with two Las Vegas clinicians about interventions and their true effectiveness.  Plus, we ask if putting such stories on television is useful or just voyeristic.
Candy Finnigan, one of the stars of A&E's Intervention
Dr. Mel Pohl, Las Vegas Recovery Center
Chris Gordon, Solutions Recovery, Inc.

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Friday, October 14, 2011

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