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How To Stage an Intervention for a Loved One in Addiction

When someone you love is struggling with addiction, having an honest conversation with them about the issue is difficult, to say the least. Even the most informal attempt to discuss…

Can a Do-It-Yourself Intervention Be Successful?

Sometimes, people seek help when they realize that they are struggling with drugs or alcohol. However, too many times, a person struggling with addiction or substance abuse is unable to…

The Steps to Conducting an Intervention Using the Love First Approach

The Love First approach to an intervention was formulated by Debra and Jeff Jay with a focus on honesty and love as families and loved ones create a plan to…

Johnson Model of Intervention – Staging an Intervention

An intervention is a planned and structured meeting between an individual who is struggling with problematic drug or alcohol abuse and those who care about that person. Substance Abuse Intervention…

Confronting an Addict – Confrontational Intervention Model

During an intervention, loved ones confront a person who is in the process of engaging in some form of self-destructive behavior to encourage the person to get help. Typically, the…

How the Systemic Family Model Works in an Intervention

Many individuals who engage in substance abuse and develop formal substance use disorders operate under the impression that their behavior affects only them; however, someone who has a substance use…

How a Tough Love Intervention Works

A person who is concerned about a loved one’s drug abuse may feel that the time has come for a “tough love” intervention. From the vantage point of individuals experiencing…

How Is a Proper Drug Intervention Carried Out? 

Approximately 21.5 million people who were at least 12 years old in 2014 suffered from a substance use disorder involving drugs or alcohol, the National Survey on Drug Use and…