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Episode 20: Getting your son to say Yes

Uncategorized Mar 11, 2021

George is celebrating one year sober following a family intervention. He shares his story with openness and vulnerability to encourage families that intervention works.

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

  • When George realized that “It was time.” - 1:08
  • What happened the first weeks of the intervention - 2:45
  • When he first started to use substances - 5:56
  • Identifying who he was - 7:14
  • Having an addict personality from a young age - 9:05
  • Starting to do well - 14:33
  • George’s definition of co-dependence - 16:25
  • What’s codependency? - 16:55
  • What drugs did to him - 10.39
  • Losing his apartment - 22:48
  • The level of his addiction - 23:29
  • Mothers taking responsibility for an addiction - 26:25
  • Going into treatment - 27:43
  • Being so “weak” - 28:40
  • Trying to kill himself - 31:20
  • Just wanting to go home - 32:13
  • Being sick and tired or not - 34:04
  • What an intervention does - 40:52
  • Having the support of his family - 46:09

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