The Need for Addiction Treatment
How to Stage an Intervention: Do's and Don'ts
- Prepare as much as possible in advance, including having a rehab center on standby.
- Consider involving an addiction specialist to act as a mediator.
- Make the consequences clear if the person continues using.
- Don’t hold the intervention when the person is clearly under the influence.
- Do not include people who are likely to escalate an argument.
- Don’t blame or judge the person.