Intervention

An intervention is a structured conversation between loved ones and an addict, often supervised by an intervention specialist.

What Is an Intervention?

An intervention is a structured conversation between loved ones and an addict, often supervised by an intervention specialist. Successful interventions can help an addict’s loved ones express their feelings constructively.

If simply talking to the person with the problem doesn’t work, a group intervention is an effective next step. Interventions also show addicts how their actions affect those they care about. The goal is to help the person struggling get into addiction recovery and rehabilitation.

When to Intervene for a Loved One

It can be hard to approach someone struggling with addiction. Although friends or loved ones mean well, they might not know what to say. The addicted person might also deny that they have a drug or alcohol problem, making open conversation difficult.

Outward signs someone is struggling might include:
• Secretive behaviour
• Verbally abusive behaviour
• Borrowing money
• Aggressive behaviour
• Deterioration of physical appearance
• Lack of energy or motivation
• Problems at work or university
• Health issues

Many people with an addiction also struggle with other problems, like depression and eating disorders. Intervention specialists can help direct conversation to address these co-occurring disorders

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