'How to Change Someone You Love' Seminar Offers Help to Those Who Feel Powerless in the Face of Addiction

SEABROOK, N.J., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seabrook House is proud to announce their sponsorship of the free, no-obligation educational seminar "How to Change Someone You Love."

Founder of Intervention Specialists, author of "How to Change Someone You Love" and nationally recognized Board-Registered Interventionist, Brad Lamm (BRI-I, CAI) facilitates the series. The seminar runs each Second Tuesday of the month -- beginning Tuesday, January 13th, 2009 at 6:30pm. Online registration is required; space is limited.

"How to Change Someone You Love" is the outgrowth of Lamm's extensive and life-changing work with family members, co-workers, partners, employers and friends through his intervention practice. People asked for help because they felt powerless in dealing with an addicted loved one. "How to Change Someone You Love" delivers a message that runs counter to the conventional wisdom that you are powerless in the face of a loved one's addiction.

Lamm's confidential educational seminar feature real life stories of how change begins in the life of the addicted, and how friends and family members can claim their own unmatched power in helping move a resistant loved into a plan of change & recovery.

"You are uniquely poised to step in and act with love, passion and purpose," Lamm says. "The person you've been waiting for to help is you, and I just help folks wrangle that power! Give me ninety minutes and I'll help you make real change."

The free seminar is held at a Flatiron District Loft at 7 E. 17th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003 -- between Broadway and Fifth Avenue. To register please visit www.ChangeSomeoneYouLove.com.

ABOUT BRAD LAMM, BRI-I, CAI

Brad has been helping folks get sober and stay sober for years. Highly motivated and with long-term sobriety himself, he leads by example; blending hope with the dynamic nature of the Invitation Intervention. His approach is no-nonsense and understandable. Previously, a network-affiliate News Anchor, his work today centers on family systems work and teaching folks how to jumpstart change. Brad's CHANGE Seminars introduce the topic to groups worldwide. Brad is a Board-Registered Interventionist and certified ARISE Interventionist. He is a frequent TV guest discussing change and recovery. He serves as National Co-Chair for AAI. His book "How to Change Someone You Love" is a lead title for St. Martins Press, set for 2010 release.

ABOUT SEABROOK HOUSE

Seabrook House has been helping families find the courage to recover from alcoholism and drug addiction since 1974. The non-profit, New Jersey based facility assists patients in restoring their lives by embracing a way of life based on the 12-Step principles of recovery. Seabrook House provides detoxification and inpatient rehabilitation for adults and women with dependent children. Seabrook's Materliber program allows women to bring their children with them into treatment. In addition, Seabrook House offers professional Family Intervention services to those attempting to help a loved one who does not want help. The family education and counseling services of Seabrook House have been nationally recognized. Seabrook West provides a transitional living opportunity for up to 28 male residents ages twenty-four (24) or older. The program provides a minimum 90 day, 3 phase step-down for independent living and immersion into a 12 step recovery process. To contact Seabrook House, please visit the organization's web site at www.SeabrookHouse.org, or call the 24-hour help line at 1-800-761-7575.

ABOUT SEABROOK WEST

Located north of the Susquehanna valley, in beautiful Tioga County, Central Pennsylvania, Seabrook House West provides a transitional living opportunity for up to 28 male residents ages twenty-one (21) or older, recovering from alcoholism, chemical dependency and other compulsive disorders. Those under the age of 21 will be considered only after evaluation for appropriateness. The program is designed for chronic relapsers, licensed professionals and those with a history of multiple treatments. The facility features high end accommodations and amenities typically found in 5 star bed and breakfasts. On site recreation includes cardio workout room, basketball, volleyball, soccer, ping pong room, a fleet of mountain bikes, hiking, horseshoes, and a large fire pit for evenings around a camp fire in the middle of a brick courtyard. The program provides a minimum 90 day rehab, 3 phase step-down for independent living and immersion into a 12 step recovery process. During free time, residents establish a sober support system in the community by attending local self help meetings. Referrals may come directly from Seabrook House's 5 week primary rehab program or any other addiction treatment facility throughout the United States.

SOURCE Seabrook House



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http://www.seabrookhouse.org

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