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Should You DIY an Intervention or Hire a Professional?

In a study conducted by Nielsen in 2011, researchers found that a full 61 percent of global consumers felt that a good value was more important than a good price. In other...

7 Tips on Troubleshooting an Intervention

Article Snapshot How to Troubleshoot an Intervention Some specific tips regarding the planning and staging of the intervention can help prevent or troubleshoot potential problems: Select the appropriate intervention team....

A Complete Checklist for Holding an Addiction Intervention

Article Snapshot How to Plan an Intervention Select and contact a treatment center. Engage an interventionist. Gather the intervention team. Select the intervention type. Agree on the ground rules. Set...

Difference between Tough Love & Love First Intervention Approaches?

How can you convince someone to enter an addiction treatment program, even when they aren’t ready to admit that they have an addiction? An intervention could be the answer. In...

Comparing 4 Intervention Techniques

It is natural for families to feel helpless to change the course of an addiction. They may feel as though there is nothing they could say or do that would...

How to Write an Intervention Letter

An intervention is one of the most powerful tools a family can use in the fight against addiction. It is here that the people who love someone with an addiction...

How to Plan & Hold an Intervention

Drug and alcohol abuse is far from uncommon in the United States. In fact, the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that about 24 million Americans 12 and older were monthly illicit...

Are They the Right Choice for Nonviolent Drug Offenders in NJ?

In New Jersey, offenders who have committed nonviolent and/or drug-related offenses are eligible for a program called Pre-Trial Intervention. Called PTI for short, the program offers an alternative to the...

FAQ: Intervention

If someone you care about is struggling with a substance abuse disorder, addiction, or process addiction, an intervention can be an excellent resource. This formal, nonjudgmental method of confrontation first...

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