I guess the better question is if you don’t, who will?
— David Luddy on the question (Should we have an intervention?)

 

I realize that since I am in the business of  facilitating interventions what follows is a sales pitch.

It is not.

My passion for recovery extends far beyond anything that could be inspired by a business transaction. I will do my best to answer any questions via email as quickly as possible regardless of finances or if you decided to use our services.

Addiction is not a choice. Those who struggle with addiction are shamed, imprisoned, and abused for having a brain disease. It's unacceptable. Families can not wait on society to move past this ridiculous stigma. We must roll up our sleeves up and at least make the same effort we would for any other medical condition. I would not be here today if my family had not been active in motivating me towards recovery. 

 We use three questions to help families and loved ones focus on what is most important.

Take out a sheet of paper and write down these questions:

  • What is the risk of not having an intervention? 
  • What is the risk of having an intervention?

Answer both questions, write down everything that comes to mind. Take a moment and read the question and answers over again allowing for any new thoughts to develop. 

Now, use the back of the paper and write the last question:

  • If it was me who was struggling with addiction, what decision would I want my loved ones to make?

The answers to these questions usually put things into perspective. It's important that you understand the one that needs help is the person that was there before the addiction. They are still in there, even though the person you see today may look and act nothing like the one you remember. 

Addiction is progressive, the longer it is present the worse the consequences are. The longer addiction wreaks havoc neurologically the harder it becomes to get sober and stay that way. Each day a person suffers more psychologically, emotionally, and socially as a consequence of their addiction. We are highly skilled and trusted in the facilitation of interventions. Our success comes from an approach that is assertive but filled with love. The amount of time we spend on preparation and analysis is unmatched in the intervention industry.