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Drug Rehab Centers In Leduc, Alberta

A person suffering from drug addiction needs to get professional help in order to overcome their problem. Since it is rare for a person who is addicted to either drugs or alcohol to quit on their own, they usually have to be placed in some type of treatment facility. A treatment program that has been very successful and is very accessible for the average person is Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. Often the person who is having a difficult time dealing with alcohol or drug is the last person to realize that they are struggling. In some cases, getting the person in a drug rehab center requires an intervention.

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Staging an Intervention

There are usually two types of interventions. The first type of intervention is when a person’s friends, family members, and co-workers get together and try to show the person how alcohol is ruining their life. There is a great deal more to intervention than simply crying lots and begging the alcoholic to get help. Successful interventions have to be carefully planned and staged. They should also be mediated by a professional who has special training.  It is always good to find counselors who will help concerned loved ones put together an intervention that is likely to be successful. They can then be brought in a AA or NA treatment or a drug and alcohol rehab center.

Legal Intervention

The second and more common, type of intervention is one that involves the law. Leduc and all other Canadian cities are cracking down on driving while under the influence. The first offense usually involves paying a hefty fine and the loss of driving privileges for a period of time. For each offense after the first one, the repercussions become more severe. This type of legal action has two advantages. The first is that it forces a person to face their reliance on foreign substances and hopefully provides them with the motivation they need to get into a drug or alcohol treatment facility. The second purpose of legal intervention is to make the roads safer for people who are driving responsibly.

The information below will help you on how to find a drug rehab center in Leduc, Alberta. The list could be incomplete, so if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at 1-877-254-3348.

List of Drug and Alcohol Programs & Services in Leduc, Alberta


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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people.

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