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You Can’t Have an Intervention without Storytellers

Opinion

2017/Jan-Feb

ci_opinionWhen a family contacts me to help a loved one who is suffering from active addiction, and is interested in an intervention, I am confident they are in a desperate situation. They see me, the interventionist, as the last hope for recovery for a family member or friend in physical, emotional, and mental crisis.  ...
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