A drug intervention involves preparation and organization, and those who have never been part of an intervention may be unsure where to begin.
For a drug intervention to be successful, everything needs to go right. It helps to have the intervention at the perfect setting and time, with all the important people in the addict’s life, and with all of the best treatment information on hand. Informal interventions can be effective without everything going perfectly, but if you’re… Continue reading When to Do a Drug Intervention
Addiction recovery specialists recognize two types of drug intervention. There are formal interventions, which involve a high level of organization and planning; and there are informal inventions, which usually occur when a perfect occasion to have a talk arises unexpectedly. In both cases, an intervention should occur whenever you feel the time is right. If… Continue reading Drug Intervention: Formal or Informal?
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There is no doubt that making the decision to hold a drug intervention for a loved one can be difficult. Of course, nothing is more difficult than watching someone you love ruin their life because of an addiction. Choosing to hold an intervention is a major step in the process of helping your loved one… Continue reading Finding Professional Help for an Intervention
Over the last decade, the entertainment world has brought much attention to drug and alcohol recovery. While the attention has sparked improved awareness of the disease of addiction, it seems to be lacking emphasis on one major message. In 2000, the movie 28 Days sparked awareness of what goes on in a treatment facility. In… Continue reading TREATMENT WORKS!
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Friends and relatives of a person who is abusing or addicted to drugs often wonder if a drug intervention is in order. The purpose of a drug intervention, which is a meeting between a drug abuser and people that the drug abuser can trust, is to confront a drug abuser about his or her behavior. … Continue reading When is it Time for a Drug Intervention?
Knowing that you need to do a drug intervention for a person in your life can feel very overwhelming. This article will help you understand that help is out there and many institutions and programs exist that can assist you.