Is your loved one’s prescription drug use getting out of hand? Is he or she is using pain pills for an ailment that no longer exists? Have you noticed that someone you care about is sneaking alcohol into other containers to hide how much he or she drinks? When you see these warning signs, early intervention can be life-saving.
How to Stage an Early Intervention and do it Right
Approach the Situation from an Educated Position
- Cognitive behavioral therapy that’s part of one-on-one talk therapy, which allows individuals to explore the reasons for drug use
- Trauma therapy, which assists with the resolution of events that are in the past but affect actions today
- Nutritional counseling helps people to regain their physical health, which suffered during times of drug abuse
- Group therapy that offers opportunities for developing relapse prevention tools and building self-esteem
- Family therapy, which brings in those closest to the program participant to facilitate healing of relationships and provide support