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Episode 25: Can Your Loved One Have a Couple of Drinks for St. Patty's Day? (Or Any Holiday)

Uncategorized Mar 12, 2021

Danny and Christopher answer the above question for families who have a loved one newly in recovery, and cover it from a few angles, adding other scenarios. They discuss what's behind the desire to have a couple drinks at all and how to handle the worry and concern of this question even being raised.

The Why Intervention Podcast is aimed at helping family and friends feel supported and encouraged that recovery from addiction is possible, for themselves as well as their loved ones. You'll hear how to affect positive change in their life and help your loved one begin a successful recovery. Host Christopher Doyle shares his insights, talks with experts and interviews people who have gone through recovery.

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Show Notes

  • A question that families often ask - 1:50
  • Understanding the addiction - 4:16
  • Keeping you sober - 6:31
  • Wanting to get help - 9:11
  • What happens at St. Patrick’s Day - 9:44
  • Drugs destruct a life much faster - 10:19
  • Telling somebody the truth - 11:29
  • The severity of addiction in general - 12:00
  • Alcohol use disorder - 13:53
  • How every story starts - 18:03
  • Doing something when you know that you’re now going to stop - 23:53
  • How we tell families that’s a “bad idea” - 25:11
  • Discussing it with the intervention team - 26:53
  • Why intervention is so important - 30:58
  • Going to a treatment program - 31:55
  • Drinking and using drugs in the past - 38:19

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