Addiction is the root to Childhood Trauma

Addiction is the root to Childhood Trauma

Overcome Your Addiction,We Are Here to Help! At CanAm Interventions, we are available to help. Call today. Patricia Pike CEO of CanAm Interventions, 25 years specializing in the area of addiction and recovery. Our team are here today, to help your loved ones find a recovery solution. Attachment disorder is described as a mood, behavior and social relationships trauma, arising...[ read more ]

Screening questions for Families that have loved ones suffering with addictions.

Overcome Your Addiction. We Are Here to Help!     At CanAm Interventions, we are available to help. Call today. Patricia Pike CEO of This is a screening tool that can help you determine if your loved one has a problem: If you answer “Yes” to any of the questions, you need to seek professional help. Are you being...[ read more ]

What is Addiction?

Addiction is defined as a chronic disease, characterized by obsessive, compulsive and denial using and seeking drug or alcohol, despite adverse consequences. It is considered a brain disorder, because it involves functional changes to brain circuits involved in reward, stress, and self-control, and those changes may last a long time after a person has stopped taking drugs. Addiction is a...[ read more ]

What to look for when you are hiring an Interventionist ?

  What are you looking for in an interventionist.   It is important for family members or persons seeking professional help that are looking to hired a professional interventionist to check their professionals education and professional experiences of working in the field of  addictions and alcoholism or mental health /trauma. It is really important to request a copy of the...[ read more ]

Rethinking Teen Mental Health using the Attachment Model

Patricia Pike of CanAm Interventions attended A Great Conference Today, Rethinking Teen Mental Health Conference , A Path to Sustainable Healing, hosted by Newport Academy , San Francisco. #attachmentchildhoodtrauma #teentreatment #interventions #casemanagement #soberliving #addiction #mentalhealth Attachment-based therapies helps to identify how attachment ruptures from early childhood often interfere with achieving health, happiness, and emotional well-being - particularly for those with...[ read more ]


"A new life is on the other side" - Patricia Pike TREATMENT REFERRALS: Each addicted person/IP has many needs that need to be addressed while in treatment. The family depends on the interventionist to direct them to find the best treatment modalities for their loved one. 1) It is very important that the addicted person/IP is sent to a treatment...[ read more ]

Undeveloped Skills related to Complex Trauma and Addictions.

I was running in San Rafael, Northern California today near San Francisco.I get my solitude from running which I found out many years ago. it is my form of meditation to turn the volume down in my mind and a great way to take care of myself . Lately, I've had many great thoughts and ideas related to the epidemic...[ read more ]

Animal Therapy for persons with Addictions.

One thing I have watched for many years, no matter what city, I am visiting and go through a social economic drug addicted areas . I see many persons homeless or street entrenched walking their dogs. The message is very clear, using animals could be another way to help untreated persons with addictions and complex attachment, using "animal therapy", as...[ read more ]

How to stay hopeful when you are struggling with your loved ones drug or alcohol addictions?

As parents, we search in our souls, asking ourselves over and over , how can I convince my loved one to stop using drugs? How do I stop my loved one from killing themselves or living a destructive negative lifestyle? I've had many conversations, phone calls and meetings with parents that are traumatized by their loved ones addictions or mental...[ read more ]

Canada Intervention Services:

We will facilitate Drug & Alcohol Intervention to break the cycle of destructive behaviors from the devastating cycle of addiction and complex mental health for adults, adolescents & their families. Across Canada and the United States border, and across addictions, we will provide a caring yet effective and client centered individualized approach with After Care and Case Management services following...[ read more ]