An Intervention Can be Done Now- Intervention services to help.

If you have a loved one who is lost in the throes of addiction you may be able to get some help for your family with intervention services.  A lot of people believe there is nothing they can do until the addict in their lives has hit bottom and is finally ready to reach out for help.  But this particular route has the risk of going terribly wrong, because some addicts may never be ready to seek help with their addiction on their own before it’s too late.

Help through addiction intervention

You don’t have to wait any longer to get an addict into treatment when you choose a different method like addiction intervention.  An intervention can be put together for the benefit of any individual with a substance abuse problem at any time.  Waiting too long can be a fatal mistake; staging an intervention can save the life of an addict and repair damaged lives and relationships so much earlier, preventing even worse consequences from happening.

Seeking help with an intervention specialist

There are a lot of drug intervention programs out there to choose from.  It’s important to do a little bit of research on the programs, their philosophies and their staff before you commit to one.  Some intervention programs work for specific rehabilitation facilities, always recommending the facility they work with instead of finding out if a different facility will be better suited to help an addict.  Rehab is not one size fits all, so different facilities specialize in different types of addicts and their addictions, and you want to know that the kind of help the addict in your life recieves is the best possible help available.

An intervention specialist can help guide everyone through the process of the intervention, keeping emotions in check and everyone on task.  An intervention is a crucial moment in an addicts life, and it must be done in the right way or you risk losing focus and the whole thing can spiral out of control with everyone yelling at each other, being defensive and end up with nothing getting accomplished.

Too much time has already gone by.  You can’t afford to wait any longer to save the life of the one you love.  Putting together an intervention with the help of a professional can make a difference; changing the family dynamic and showing everyone involved that it is possible to pick up the broken pieces and begin to fit them back together.

Substance abuse takes a toll on more than just the addict.  Everyone who comes into contact with an addict is affected.  It’s so hard to just stand by and continue to watch someone you love so much continue to destroy their lives.  You can see so clearly how they are killing themselves and it’s frustrating that they either can’t see it or don’t care.  The wonderful thing about the intervention process is that you no longer have to sit idly by and wait for something, anything, to happen.  Instead of sitting by the phone expecting either the police to give you horrible news or your addict to tell you they are finally ready, pick up the phone and get the ball rolling for an intervention.  You will be setting in motion a chain of events that will forever change everything, this time for the better.

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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