Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Intervention Question: When Do You Do a Drug or Alcohol Intervention?

Friends and family of loved ones abusing drugs and/or alcohol often know they need to intervene, but they aren't sure WHEN.

Mike Loverde, Nationally Recognized Drug and Alcohol Interventionist, addresses this question in a recent blog post.

When Do You Do a Drug or Alcohol Intervention?

"By the time our phone rings at Family First Intervention most situations and families are at the end of their rope but thankfully still alive. This is largely because family and friends downplay the severity of the addiction and situation or they may not feel they have the right to say something for fear of anger or backlash, and the all too common thought that the addiction is either a phase or it will correct itself. If the family or friends think they they should do something, then they probably should."

Read the entire article here: When Do You Do a Drug or Alcohol Intervention?