Drug Intervention at Seaside
Don’t Just Stand By, Take Action
Unfortunately, it often takes a tragedy or catastrophic event for friends and family members of a drug addict to take action and stage a drug intervention. By that time, the addict’s health could be in jeopardy, they could be in dire financial straits, they could be facing jail time, or worse. Minding your own business and hoping things turn out for the best will not help your loved one defeat their drug addiction. The best way to show support for a family member is to help them realize the destruction that has been done and guide them to seek professional addiction treatment. This is done by planning and conducting an intervention.
Instead of waiting for a disaster, a drug intervention allows friends and family members to take matters into their own hands. Confronting someone close to you to tell them they need help for their drug problem is not nearly as easy as it looks on television. A poorly executed intervention may backfire and cause the addict to lash out in anger, feel betrayed, and delve deeper into substance abuse as a result. It’s crucial that an intervention is executed properly and that the family members come from a place of love and concern.
Poorly planned interventions can quickly deteriorate into combative and emotionally charged events. Friends and family members may make misguided verbal attacks against the addict, and turn the intervention into a shouting match, rather than the first step toward rehabilitation. This is why it’s so important that an intervention is well thought out and prepared in advance with guidance from professional interventionists in Palm Beach. You should prepare for all possible outcomes and how to handle the situation if your loved one lashes out.
Trust the Professionals
The highly trained professional interventionists at Seaside Palm Beach can guide you and your family through every stage of the drug intervention. Professional interventionists can help:
- Coordinate a time and place
- Make a determination of which friends and family members should be present
- Instruct participants on order of events
- Instruct participants on what to say and how to say it
- Create plan of immediate action for family and addict
- Coordinate immediate entry into our world-class addiction rehab facility
Drug Interventions Save Lives
The sad truth is that most drug addicts will likely not seek help on their own. Many live under the false assumption that they don’t have an addiction problem, that their substance abuse isn’t hurting anyone else, and that they don’t need help. Friends and family members are an addict’s greatest allies in the struggle against chemical dependency. Once family members can get through to their loved ones, the recovery journey can begin.
If someone you love has a drug problem, don’t wait for it to spiral out of control, take action now with a potentially life-saving intervention. In the long run, your family member will thank you for saving them in their darkest days. For more information on our professional interventionists in Palm Beach, contact Seaside today. We can help the entire family heal and move forward in recovery with intervention planning and professional addiction treatment.