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Our Los Angeles Interventions

If your loved one is suffering from drug or alcohol addiction, it is difficult to watch their life crumble and suffer the consequences yourself. In order to help the individual, you are likely looking for ways to help your loved one recognize their problem and seek help as a result. One of the most common tools for motivating an addict to receive treatment is an intervention.

An intervention is a formal meeting that involves the addict, a team of trusted family members and friends, and an intervention specialist. During the intervention, the team will outline exactly how the addiction has impacted them and what will happen if the addict does not receive treatment. At the end of the intervention, the addict will be forced to decide if they will receive treatment or not. The goal is for the addict to accept treatment at the end of the intervention, but that does not always happen.

In order to give your intervention the best shot at motivating your loved one to seek treatment, it’s important to know the steps for holding a successful drug intervention. Veritas Detox has drug intervention specialists that can help your Los Angeles drug intervention be as effective as possible. Keep reading to learn more about hosting drug interventions in Los Angeles, including how to get a hold of intervention specialists in the area.


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How to Set Up an Intervention in Los Angeles?

An intervention is something that requires extensive planning and research before it is hosted. It’s imperative that you set up an intervention properly. If not, the intervention could actually do a lot of harm to your loved one, your relationships, and the chances of your loved one seeking help. Here are the most important steps to follow when holding a successful drug intervention.

Hire an Interventionist

Most importantly, make sure to hire an interventionist. An interventionist is a professional who will help you and the intervention team have a successful intervention. An interventionist can be a professional intervention specialist, psychiatrist, drug and alcohol counselor, or another medical professional with expertise in the area of addiction and addiction treatment. 

With the help of the interventionist, you will have medical advice at your disposal. These professionals will help you create the most effective plan for your loved one’s needs. Interventionists will also help you to research and set up treatment options so that every part of the intervention is covered before the time of the intervention.

Research and Plan 

Interventions should not be held on a whim. Instead, a lot of research and planning should go into the intervention beforehand. You need to research the best team members for the job, insurance policies, and treatment options after the intervention. The team also has to work together to plan what they’re going to say during the intervention, especially if the addict explodes and begins giving out excuses.

The interventionist will help your intervention team during their research and planning phases. The interventionist will ensure that you are researching everything you need to know beforehand and give you advice about what to say and do during the intervention.

Host the Intervention 

After the team has completed all of the research and planning, it’s time to host the intervention. Do not tell the addict why they are needed. Just invite them to an event, and have all of the team members and interventionists waiting for their arrival. Allow every team member to express their part and encourage the individual to seek treatment in response.

Although an interventionist is not absolutely needed at this stage, it is recommended. The interventionist will help to keep things calm and know what to do in case things take a turn for the worst.

Follow Up 

You cannot expect your Los Angeles drug intervention to be successful unless you follow up with the addict. In the follow up, ensure that the addict actually receives the treatment they agreed to. If they refuse treatment, follow through with the consequences explained in the intervention.

What To Do and What Not to Do in an Intervention

In addition to following the steps above, it’s important to know top tips for drug interventions as well. Here is what to do and what not to do when hosting drug interventions in Los Angeles:

What to Do 

  • Hire an interventionist 
  • Selectively pick each individual on the intervention team 
  • Be prepared 
  • Plan out what everyone will stay 
  • Stick to the plan 
  • Be objective 
  • Do not get emotional or combative 
  • Anticipate the addict’s excuses and accusations 
  • Have the treatment plan ready 
  • Follow through with any consequences or threats if the addict refuses treatment

What Not to Do 

  • Go at it alone 
  • Plan the intervention on short notice
  • Tell the addict that they are attending an intervention 
  • Say things you don’t mean 
  • Invite people on the team that are suffering from substance abuse 
  • Invite people on the team who will sabotage the intervention 
  • Go off script 
  • Get emotional and confrontational 
  • Not enforce consequences 

Why Hire an Interventionist in Los Angeles

As you can see, there are a lot of tips and advice to remember when holding a successful drug intervention. Because there is so much to remember about a Los Angeles drug intervention, it’s imperative to always hire an interventionist in Los Angeles. An interventionist will ensure that you don’t miss anything and plan an intervention that actually works.

Many individuals believe that they can host an intervention without the help of an interventionist. This is always risky business. Unless you have specialized training and expertise, you might overlook an important step in the process, or you might say or do something that will sabotage the intervention. Even if you have expertise in the field, your close relationship with the addict may blur your judgment. Not to mention, interventions quickly escalate and spiral out of control. Without an objective, third party, the intervention can be catastrophic and sometimes dangerous.

To avoid all of these scenarios, you should hire an interventionist. Interventionists in Los Angeles are specifically trained and can help you find resources for top rehab facilities in the area. Even if you are looking for intervention specialists in Florida or some other state, the interventionists in Los Angeles are some of the best around.

Find the Right Drug Rehab in Los Angeles

An important part of the intervention process is having a treatment plan ready to go. It is the intervention team’s job to read up on insurance policies, research drug facilities, and have a treatment plan in place. In other words, you have to be able to find the right drug rehab in Los Angeles after the intervention is completed.

Veritas Detox is a top drug and alcohol rehab facility in Los Angeles. We provide holistic treatment options for individuals suffering from addiction. Through this holistic approach, individuals can receive the help they need to begin their life of recovery in a healthy and competent way. We even offer intervention specialists to ensure families get the help they need from the beginning.

If you want to learn more about Veritas Detox, our admissions team is available 24/7. Call us today at 866-237-6297 to learn more about our intervention help and rehab facility in Los Angeles.

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When you first arrive our medical will screen your physical and mental health. We’ll take blood tests to determine the amount of drugs in your body, ask you questions regarding your history of substance abuse, get an understanding of any potential mental health issues, and discuss your psychiatric history. We get you settled in, start your medical protocols, and vigilantly monitor your progress. The preliminary evaluations are crucial for determining the type of detox protocols that we’ll apply.

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