Getting rid of any type of addiction whether it is any type of drug or alcohol abuse is a very difficult task. If anyone of your love is going through such a devastating situation of addiction, then you might definitely need some kind of help for taking action towards a normal healthy life of your loved one. Intervention is considered best for treating your addicted loved one but before you take a step forward to help your loved one, consider these points are explaining what not to do during an intervention.
Avoid these things during an intervention:-
Do not continue intervention without any professional –
Continuing the process of intervention without any professional interventionist is the most stupid thing to do. An interventionist knows how to deal with such situations. They have proper knowledge about how worse the situation can turn, that’s why they know how to keep the situation calm and safe.
Avoid speaking at the same time –
An intervention process might include various professionals like psychiatrists, an interventionist, doctors etc. dealing with your loved one. To avoid situations like bursting out at the same time. Plan the turns, what everybody has to say, only at a particular turn.
Take your voice down and calm –
Do not start yelling or shouting at the victim. The addicted victim is at that state where a single mistake can cause a lot of harm. Try to keep your nerves down while treating the victim, even in the worst situations, so that there will be no chance given to your loved one to back out.
Do not make it hard for the victim –
Stop thinking that the victim will at once realizes the consequences of addiction; it may take very much time for your loved one to come to senses and understand his condition and the situation. Don’t make it hard for the victim by proceeding with hard sessions. Keep it steady and easy.
Nothing can be achieved after a single try –
Whether it is any kind of success, it cannot be achieved after a single try. You should not lose your hope after one try. At this time, your loved ones need your trust, your dedication and your love to combat this fight. Make them strong by believing in them and success can only be achieved after a long practice session.