Intervention with Impact

Intervening in a person’s path of self-destructive behavior with substance misuse requires equal parts healthy boundaries and compassion. It’s an important action considering that a person deep in addiction has two paths: hit a devastating rock bottom, which can mean dire consequences even death; or receive care or concern from loved ones that can lead to interrupting addiction up to decades earlier. The interventionist's role is to help family members and loved ones stage an intervention then lead the process of the intervention with their person of concern. It's a growing and increasingly accessible way to effectively interrupt a pattern [...]