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A Guide to preparing an intervention, understanding what to expect, and ensuring the intervention goes smoothly.[line] Drug and alcohol abuse has a lifelong impact on an individual’s life as well as on family and friends. Interventions are far from easy and can be emotionally challenging for everyone involved. Before intervention day, participants should speak to an addiction specialist who will provide useful information and prepare everyone for any situation that may arise.
[gap size=”30px”] This guide will help you prepare for planning an intervention, the day of intervention, and the steps after an intervention. You will also receive the top 9 DO and DON’Ts of an intervention, many of which you can start practicing right away. [/column]
[content_band bg_color=”f5f5f5″ border=”all”] [container] [custom_headline style=”margin: 0;” type=”center” level=”h4″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”true”]Tip #8: DON’T continue to enable a loved one’s addiction.[/custom_headline]Explain to the loved one that if he or she is unwilling to seek treatment, the people attending the intervention will not be providing any assistance that could enable the loved one’s addiction. This “tough love” can be difficult, but it is necessary. [/container] [/content_band]