Why a site dedicated just to the topic of Interventions?
Because, a defining characteristic of alcoholism and drug
addiction for the pre-recovery individual is denial.
In the "bad ole days" it was frequently believed that
individuals had to "hit rock bottom" before they would
wake up to the need for treatment. This myth has
no doubt lead to many, many tragedies, including death.
Fortunately, today, recovery experts know there are
alternatives. This site is dedicated to the topic
of intervention and seeks to help those who know
there must be a way to help the addict or alcoholic in
their life to see the need for treatment.
We, at InterventionResources, have put a lot of
thought into what you need to understand about
interventions and the addicted individual who might be
in need of intervention. Take a moment to read the
brief descriptions of the sections that make up
InterventionResources and we let us know if you don't
find what you need.
What is an intervention? How can a family or employer
organize an Intervention? What should one look for in an
intervention professional? Most people who have heard of
drug and alcohol interventions have limited knowledge
about them. Here you will find articles, brochures and
other documents that will help you to better understand
the intervention process.
The most successful interventions rely on professional
help. This section will help you locate
intervention specialists in your area.
Sometimes you just need to talk to others who are going
through what you are experiencing. Because
addiction has been a taboo topic for so long, it can
sometimes be difficult to know where to turn to find
others who understand. This online community
is designed to help with connect people with one
Searching for a book, tape or DVD on interventions?
We know these products can be hard to find; we've spent
our time locating them so you don't have to.
Every website, including InterventionResources, has a
story behind it. What lead to the creation of this
site? What makes it a trustworthy source?
Here you will find answers to these questions and more,
along with contact information.
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