It is common for those struggling with addiction to not recognize the negative effects of their behavior on themselves and others. As a result, they are often in denial about their situation and unwilling to seek treatment, even from top rated drug rehab centers.

In order to get the message across to a loved one that they need help for their addiction, you may need to join forces with others and take action through a formal intervention.

What is an Intervention?

An intervention involves close family and friends of an individual coming together to confront their loved one about the consequences of their addiction. It and asks him or her to accept treatment. It is also a carefully planned process that should include consultation beforehand from a doctor or other professional that has experience in confronting and treating addiction.

The intervention is not an attack on your loved one. Instead, it is a chance for your and others to express concern for your loved one and their well-being. It also presents someone with addiction a structured opportunity to make changes before things get even worse. Ultimately, the end goal of an intervention is to motivate your loved one to seek or accept help.

What Should Happen After an Intervention?

It is not uncommon for those suffering from addiction to question their resolve to get sober and change their mind about getting help. Therefore, fast action is required once a person agrees to accept treatment. Offering a prearranged treatment plan immediately following an intervention will help ensure your loved one gets the help they need.

Top Rated Drug Rehab Centers Can Help Stage Your Intervention

How do top rated drug rehab centers help with interventions?

If you need help staging an intervention for a loved one, the Discovery Institute can offer you assistance. We provide guidance for the planning process, best intervention practices, and recommending individuals that can accompany you and assist during your intervention. Contact us today for help in getting your loved one sober.

Reviewed for Medical & Clinical Accuracy by Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MDDr. Jeffrey Berman is a psychiatrist in Teaneck, New Jersey and is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Hebrew.

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