The Tara Treatment Center Blog

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…

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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…

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Your Donation Makes A Difference

Create an Opportunity Please join us in our efforts to help men, women, and their families. Your donation will allow someone an opportunity to receive the help they desperately need and at the same time may make you eligible for a NAP Tax Credit. Read more about the NAP Tax Credits »

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Fight Addiction While Getting Tax Credit

Help people get treatment AND save on your taxes! There is still time!!  2015 NAP Tax Credits are still available for donations made by December 31, 2015. We appreciate your continued investment and interest in Tara.  Our mission is provide quality care to individuals and families affected by alcoholism and/or drug addiction by promoting lifelong…

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Tara Treatment Center: One of the Best!

The Best Treatment Centers In Indiana Drugrehab.org, a national drug and alcohol addiction treatment referral organization has selected Tara Treatment Center as #2 on the list of the 10 best substance abuse treatment facilities in Indiana.   http://www.drugrehab.org/the-best-drug-rehabs/10-best-drug-rehab-centers-in-indiana/

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“Choices”

 Choices By Mike T. I was born into a loving family in 1990. My mother hardly ever drank and did not dare drink in front of us. My father however, was a functioning alcoholic. He was very caring in his ways but loved to spend his evenings in the bars after work instead of with…

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Perspective form a Tara Alumnus 

An Alumnus  Perspective  “….  For me, my sobriety isn’t so much about what I get from the program as it is who I’ve become because of the program…” Jan M.   My name is Jan and I am a grateful recovering alcoholic and drug addict.  I was born and raised in southern Indiana to family…

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Overdose: the leading cause of accidental death in the US

Today we can Help Change the Leading Cause of Accidental Death Drug overdoses account for more deaths than traffic fatalities, gun homicides and suicides. Fatal overdoses from opiate medications such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, and methadone alone, quadrupled between 1999 and 2010, accounting for an estimated 16,651 deaths.[1] In 2011, drug misuse and abuse caused about…

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Horticultural Therapy Helps Addiction

Horticultural Therapy and the Phenomenon of Hope Ask anyone in recovery to describe how they felt once they finally hit bottom, and most likely the feeling of hopelessness will be on the list. Conversely, a key factor associated with recovery from addiction is the phenomenon of hope. In this context, “hope” may be defined as…

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The Myth of Hitting Bottom

Rock Bottom  Bruce Perkins – Perkins Intervention, PC Have you ever heard the statement “You can’t help an alcoholic or an addict until they hit bottom?” That is exactly what I thought until I discovered the miracle of intervention while attending St. Mary’s College in Minneapolis, MN studying Chemical Dependency Family Therapy. I used to…

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Resident Perspective

An inside look from a resident’s perspective (Mary J. was a resident of Tara’s program. She graciously agreed to share her experience, strength and the message of hope in this issue of our newsletter)  My name is Mary and I am an alcoholic. Those words flow from my mouth on almost a daily basis now,…

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