Is it time for an intervention?
The classic cliché I’m sure you’ve heard many times ‘the first step on the road to recovery is admitting that there is a problem’. As you’d imagine this admission could bring up a lot of fear for most addicts. Their addiction could feel like a very comfortable place and an alternative could seem inconceivable. As a relative, partner or friend of an addict it can also be hard to accept that their behaviour is spiralling out of control and that the problem isn’t going to go away on its own.
Addiction isn’t always obvious so when is the time to step in?
Every addiction is different but there are a number of classic signs to look out for including:
Once you’ve established that the individual is displaying signs of addictive behaviour the next step is to have an open and honest conversation with them. Exposing the ‘elephant in the room’ can be a very confronting experience for you both but urge them to get help and offer your support. If this doesn’t lead them to seek out the treatment they urgently need then it might be time to consider holding an intervention.
6 Tips to holding a successful intervention
An intervention can be the vital step towards recovery for any addict and executed correctly can change an individual’s life forever. At Ibiza Calm we understand the fragility of intervention scenarios and offer our expert services to help with planning and assisting in the smooth running of your intervention. We offer expert advice as well as being part of the intervention team to act as a mediator and neutral party to gain the best possible outcome for all.
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