Performing intervention services will raise the success rate of sobriety

Performing intervention services for a close relative or friend who is suffering through the effects of their addiction is not something that family and friends should be doing alone, without the help of a professional in the field. Finding the right specialized expert is going to make your job as a loved one easier, as in you do not have to moderate, just speak your mind and allow them to handle the rest.

Stack the Odds in Your Favor

Success rates on rehabilitation are hard to gather because once you are an addict, you will always be an addict and relapse is almost always a possibility. Getting back up on to the wagon is considered a success by the medical and therapeutic community, but probably not by the families who might not understand the affliction the addict faces. Intervention services will teach the family for one to two days prior to the actual mediation what to expect, and what they have been going through that they might not have been able to identify. They are also suffering from an addiction – they are addicted to the one they love. They have enabled, through no fault of their own really, the habit to go on for as long as it has by making excuses and/or making payments on things the addict could not afford and/or taking care of the children involved when the habituate was in no position to care for another human let alone themselves and/or letting them borrow a car they were in no position to drive to a job they had no right to keep. This is if the addict was lucky enough to be kept alive by people they love for so long.

Understanding the Details of Intervention

Intervention services will establish the frame and outline of how to do an intervention, the emotions you are feeling, and where the addict will be getting treatment – should they choose that option. It will give you time to think of your ultimatums and really and truly stick to your guns when making them. If the addict is not shown the consequences of them continuing this life they have chosen, they will of course persist with it. Thus far, you have shown them no reason to quit. Now is your chance to take away the things they love, out of love for them. This is the hardest part. They maybe sleeping on the streets, but you will be safe. Your self-preservation is vital in this scenario of them self-destructing.

Drug intervention programs are the key to having a loved one seek treatment. They have to be shown the damage they have done not only to themselves, but to the loved ones in their circle. Success rates are higher in those people who had interventions performed before seeking treatment. There is no harm in trying, but everything to gain.

Performing intervention services will raise the success rate of sobriety

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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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