The Tara Treatment Center Blog

Diet, Mental Health, Addiction Recovery: H.A.L.T.S.

What does recovery look like? Whether you’re in recovery or not, life hands us all stressful situations which require a clear, calm head.  Addiction separates us from our emotions and feelings, and those in early recovery have difficulty reconnecting with them.  When you’re feeling overwhelmed by life, take a step back and ask yourself a…

Read More


Post-Intervention with Scott Watson

DIFFERENT INTERVENTIONISTS, DIFFERENT INTERVENTIONS: COMPARING APPROACHES When working with a professional to prepare for an intervention, families go to great lengths to prepare the meeting with their struggling loved one.  Scott Watson has different views from professional Nick Sahaidachny, interviewed in our previous post in this series. Nick focuses on helping families rationally detach from their loved…

Read More


Intervening: Three Important Guidelines

Intervening with Nick Sahaidachny The goal of an intervention is to hold a mirror up to your loved one.  Unfortunately, “No one experiences spontaneous insight”, as Nick Sahaidachny explains.  Intervening is seldom pleasant, but can save the life of your loved one and restore peace to your family. With years of personal and professional experience…

Read More


Intervention:

How to have an intervention with less conflict than you’d think   Many think of A&E’s television show when they think of an intervention–but shows like this tend to focus on  conflict for the sake of entertainment. Bruce Perkins says it doesn’t need to be this dramatic.  With ample experience in the field of mental health and…

Read More