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CanAm Interventions (Intervention) Stages.

     Certified Intervention Professional / Intervention Stages Family Assessment Meeting: Develop a thorough assessment and intervention treatment plan of the concerned person and family wounded by addiction or mental health, decided what style of intervention. Intervention Preparation Planning Meeting: Educating the intervention team on the cycle of addiction, mental health, recovery treatment process and letter writing assignments. Rehearsal Process:...[ read more ]

Choosing an Certified Intervention Professional

At CanAm Interventions, we pride our services on professionalism. Patricia Pike CEO of CanAm Interventions is a supervisor and an professional mentored to many professionals offering intervention training and supervision for other professionals obtaining a Certified Intervention Professional (CIP) through the Pennsylvania Certification Board. Intervention professionals guide families, friends, and others through an intervention process where the substance user is...[ read more ]

CanAm Interventions Stages

  Intervention Stages: Watching an individual struggling with addiction and/or mental health challenges can be one of the most painful and heart-wrenching experiences for a family and/or friends.       Intervention Stages Family Assessment Meeting: Develop a thorough assessment and intervention treatment plan for the identified individual and family affected by addiction or mental health challenges. Decide what style...[ read more ]

Marijuana Use during Adolescence

Marijuana, or cannabis, is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. It acts by binding to cannabinoid receptors in the brain to produce a variety of effects, including euphoria, intoxication, and memory and motor impairments. These same cannabinoid receptors are also critical for brain development. They are part of the endocannabinoid system, which impacts the formation of...[ read more ]

Chronic Relapse and Attachment Theory

CanAm Interventions theory for Chronic Relapse is based on the theory of Attachment disorder.#canaminterventions Attachment theory is a psychological model attempting to describe the short and long term interpersonal relationships between human being Four different attachments in relationships :     -Secure Attachment occurs when children can rely on their caregivers to address their needs for proximity and emotional support...[ read more ]

Canada’s hardest hit drug infested areas in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

The truth from a mother.  I see the damage and Shame of addiction. Last month I was in the Downtown Eastside, Vancouver, BC . One of the worst hit areas in Canada of drug Addiction and Mental Illness. It’s is beyond a description of emotional pain to watch the death in folks eyes looking for the next fix, pill or...[ read more ]

Whatever it takes to help/support untreated addicted persons with addictions or mental health diagnoses.

CanAm Interventions is here to help. Patricia Pike of www.canaminterventions.com Whatever it takes to help/support untreated addicted persons, to access treatment and recovery. I do think mental illness can be part of some persons with addictions and they need medication to support their mental health diagnoses. I believe addiction is related to the disease of disconnection / and disorganized attachment....[ read more ]

What is Attachment Dysregulation?

CanAm Interventions is here to help. Patricia Pike of www.canaminterventions.com   Attachment Dysregulation:     *Not having nurturing relationships in early childhood years. *Completely alone, detached from primary care givers. *Avoiding rejection & abandonment feelings. *Controlling others to gain meet personal needs. *Unrealistic expectations in relationships with others. *Creating drama to avoid intimacy. *Denial of internal emotional pain. *Fear to...[ read more ]

Certfied Intervention Professional (CIP)

CanAm Interventions is here to help. Patricia Pike of www.canaminterventions.com and www.interventiontrainings.com I am grateful beyond words to have people believe in my professional abilities. I am humbled by the families who call on me for professional help and I Am beyond excited to inspire other professionals.   In the last 10 months, I’ve had 94 people attend CanAm Intervention...[ read more ]

Family and Client Case Management Services:

Overcome Your Addiction, We Are Here to Help! At CanAm Interventions, we are available to help. Call today. Patricia Pike CEO of www.canaminterventions.com What is case Management?   Case management is a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual’s and family’s comprehensive health needs through communication and available...[ read more ]



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