Family Intervention

Any family that has experienced the pain of addiction knows that it affects every member of the family, not just the abuser. Family members often try and walk the fine line between confrontation and enabling, but they rarely succeed. More often, each member gets cast in a role defined by their relationship to the abuser. A family intervention can often be the best way to break the cycle of abuse and start your entire family on the road to a successful recovery for your loved one.

A family intervention can, however, be a very challenging process for everyone involved, and it is not something that should be attempted without the guidance and assistance of a licensed professional in the field. A professional counselor can help you conduct a family intervention with love, respect and support, increasing your chances of reaching a positive outcome for both the addicted individual and the rest of their extended family.

To have a successful family intervention, you need to properly prepare everyone involved for the event. A professional counselor can help you approach your loved one about their addiction in a way that is not overly harsh or judgmental, while clearly communicating the ways in which their behavior has harmed those around them. The goal of a family intervention is to get the individual into a treatment program and begin to repair the damage to the entire family.

Before beginning an intervention, everyone involved also needs to be ready for the possibility of failure. Not every family intervention is a success, and they can sometimes create feelings of resentment or anger that may last long after the event. Sometimes, the subject of the family intervention can feel judged or ambushed; other times, an intervention may bring to the surface any other family issues that also require attention. You need to be prepared to face what may be a very challenging situation – and the help of a professional is crucial in this regard.

A qualified professional interventionist can help to create a supportive environment for your family intervention that maximizes its chances of success. They can help guide the process and show you how to focus on the road to recovery instead of the mistakes of the past. The experience may be difficult, but together your family can take the first step toward freedom from addiction by arranging a family intervention for your loved one who is suffering. With love, support, and professional guidance, you will have a great chance to succeed.

Contact us today and we will recommend a professional interventionist who will support you and your family during your family intervention process.

Today is the time to do the right thing: call right now and schedule a family intervention for your loved one.

Contact the The National Intervention for Drugs and Alcohol anytime toll-free at (800) 567-5986 or through our online form, to start the process of getting your loved one back and finally freeing them from the chains of their addiction before it's too late!