Bella Monte Recovery Center will help you organize and facilitate an effective addiction intervention to help keep things on track.
What is an intervention?
An intervention can be a helpful tool for a family member, colleague or friend who is resistant to addressing his or her problem. At one time there was a belief that people couldn’t be helped unless they “hit bottom” but that has changed. At Bella Monte Recovery Center, we aim to help before someone has “hit bottom.”
An intervention is a carefully planned process involving family and friends and sometimes colleagues, clergy members, or others who care about a person struggling with addiction. During the intervention, these people gather together to present their observations and concerns about the consequences of the addiction and ask him or her to accept treatment. This is done with the guidance of a professional interventionist, in a controlled, objective and systematic fashion. This approach can overcome the denial and delusion of the addict, and presents a unified front of support and love. Bella Monte Recovery Center partners with professional interventions to provide comprehensive interventions that are designed to get the addict to say “yes” to the offer of treatment.
Who might benefit from an intervention?
An intervention can help people who struggle with addictive behaviors, but who are in denial about their situation or who have been unwilling to accept treatment. Some examples of behaviors that may warrant an intervention include:
- Prescription drug abuse
- Abuse of street drugs
- Compulsive gambling
- Sex addiction
- Co-occurring Disorders/Dual Diagnosis
People with addiction often don’t see the negative effects their behavior has on them and those around them. It is important not to wait until they “want help.” Instead, think of an intervention as giving your loved one a clear opportunity to make changes before things get really bad.