A Drug Addiction Intervention Might Be the Solution

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It may be time for you to put together a drug addiction intervention for a loved one.  Maybe you have been thinking about it for a while but just weren’t really sure that it was a viable option for you and your family.  It’s time to consider what options are available to you right now.

Your first option, and the one that many people rely on because they think it’s their only option, is to wait for the addict to hit their rock bottom.  But the problem with waiting is that you could be waiting a long time for something that may never happen; at least not before something much worse happens.

The other choice many people make is to wait for the addict in their lives to have some moment of clarity, an epiphany that they are in trouble and need professional help.  The trouble is that the brain of an addict is toxic.  Addicts aren’t likely to see their situation clearly on their own, so again waiting is just a waste of time.

So that leaves the option of organizing a drug abuse intervention as your best avenue to finally get something done and no longer wait it out until it’s just too late.  When you choose do to a Family First Intervention, you are taking control of a situation that has been in free-fall for far too long.  Someone has to get the ball rolling and an addict isn’t going to be the most reliable person to do it.

Don’t let the idea of a drug addiction intervention intimidate you.  Yes, it’s a complicated process that needs to be done correctly in order to work, but you don’t have to do it alone, we are here.  In fact, you shouldn’t attempt an intervention on your own without consulting one of our intervention specialists. We have trained professionals who understand the dynamics of addiction and can help guide the process in the right direction so that the addict isn’t further alienated from the family and can get into treatment.

At Family First Intervention, we can offer a plethora of options and programs across the country to help addicts seek help.  Substance abuse is not easy to overcome, but with the right treatment it can work.  And an intervention can be the first step towards getting an addict into the right treatment program.

Don’t waste any more time waiting because that could be a fatal mistake. Give us a call today and speak with one of our specialists, to get on the right path.  The sooner the intervention, the sooner you could get your loved one back in your life.

Mike Loverde

As a Certified Intervention Professional (CIP), member of NAATP, NAADAC, and accredited by the Pennsylvania Certification Board, Mike Loverde knows first-hand what it’s like to live life with addiction. By overcoming it, he had a calling to work with others who struggle with drug and alcohol addictions—the people who use and the families who feel helpless watching them decay.

With thousands of interventions across the United States done and many more to come, Loverde continues to own the intervention space, since 2005, by working with medical doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists and others who need expert assistance for their patients who need intervention. To further his impact on behavioral health and maximize intervention effectiveness, Loverde is near completion of a Masters in Addiction Studies (MHS) accreditation, as well as a Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC), and is committed to attaining the designation of a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).

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