Fighting the disease of addiction, one family at a time.
“I’d learned enough from life’s experiences to understand that destiny’s interventions can sometimes be read as invitation for us to address and even surmount our biggest fears.
It doesn’t take a great genius to recognize that when you are pushed by circumstance to do the one thing you have always most specifically loathed and feared, this can be, at the very least, an interesting growth opportunity.”
Dealing with a loved one’s substance abuse and mental health struggles can make you feel like you are alone, without hope, and powerless. Individuals with behavioral health struggles can and do get better. They can reclaim their lives and find happiness. Unfortunately, it is rare for someone in the throes of a behavioral health crisis to ask for help or to seek out treatment on their own accord.
It is an absolute myth that the affected individual needs to want help for treatment to start and be effective long term. Intervention is one of the most loving things a family can do when faced with a loved one who needs outside help.
Bringing in a professional strengthens the whole family and helps unite everyone to send a strong message. Because each family situation is different, the scope and approach to each intervention must vary accordingly.
We understand it’s not the easiest process…
So we answer all questions submitted to us and post them on a handy (and thorough!) FAQ Page.
Professionals cater the process to the family’s needs and the crisis level of the affected individual. And no matter how you proceed, the overwhelming message is one of love and hope.
The primary goal is to get the loved one into treatment.
The secondary goals are to take away the blame and shame, facilitate the processing of past trauma, and provide tools so that the family can begin the process of healing