An addiction intervention may seem like a one size fits all method for getting struggling addicts to accept professional treatment for their substance abuse. However, there are different addiction intervention models that utilize different methods for conducting the intervention as well as for deciding who to involve and who not to involve in the process. […]

Dr. Vernon Johnson, an Episcopal priest and recovered alcoholic, developed the first intervention model in Minnesota in the 1960s. His model is essentially a confrontational intervention during which loved ones unite to express their concerns and to push for treatment. The model originally focused on alcohol abuse, but it quickly adapted to address any substance, […]

Lortab is a highly addictive, semi-synthetic prescription painkiller that is made of the narcotic drug hydrocodone and acetaminophen (Tylenol.) Millions of people become physically and psychologically addicted to this medication each year. In many cases the addicted individuals are the last to realize that they have a problem. When every other attempt to encourage Lortab […]

Lortab is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen that is prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. Hydrocodone is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers, and acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of hydrocodone. Painkillers are intended to alter how your brain perceives pain so […]

Addiction is a disease with many components, including tolerance, dependence and withdrawal. Denial of the condition is also generally involved. It is often very difficult for addicts to see or admit the truth, so friends and family members of Lortab addicts may need to step in and hold an intervention. Reasons to Confront Lortab Addiction […]

Lortab is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen that is prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. Hydrocodone is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers, and acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of hydrocodone. Signs of Lortab Addiction Prolonged use of prescription Lortab for pain […]