"Developing open, trusting communication between you and your teen or young adult is essential to helping him or her avoid alcohol and drug use and feeling able to talk to you about those opportunities and choices. If your teen feels comfortable talking openly with you, you’ll have a greater chance of guiding him or her toward healthy decision making."
Patty Stetson, CCS, CSAC, is fully credentialed both as a professional interventionist and as a substance abuse counselor and clinical supervisor. Having held significant clinical positions in both inpatient and outpatient facilities, Stetson is very familiar with the benchmarks of quality programs and the intricate details of treatment. She provides interventions and recovery support services across the United States to adolescents, adults, and seniors, and can be contacted for a no-cost consultation by calling 919.757.6397 or visiting her website at: www.RestoreInterventions.com.
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