Mary Woods

One Hour AT A Time

Mary Woods

  • Raising the bottom - Intervention Strategies for working with addicted family systems

Raising the bottom - Intervention Strategies for working with addicted family systems

Monday 22nd September 2008

Learn how to help your loved one overcome addiction with intervention strategies. Hear from expert Paul Golan on One Hour AT A Time on alcoholfree.com
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One Hour AT A Time
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Mary Woods
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Intervention Strategies: How to Help Your Loved One Overcome Addiction

Certainly, intervention quite literally means changing the course, and in this process what we're trying to do is we're trying to touch the person's heart, the identified patient, in such a way that they experience a moment of clarity and that they accept the help that's being offered by the family.
Addiction is a chronic illness that requires a treatment plan, but not everyone with addiction seeks help on their own. Sometimes, it takes a family member or a loved one to intervene and encourage the individual to seek treatment. In the podcast episode titled 'Raising the bottom - Intervention Strategies for working with addicted family systems' on One Hour AT A Time, expert Paul Golan shares his insights on the importance of intervention in the recovery process.
Golan emphasizes the significance of trusting one's instinct when dealing with addiction and shares his tips for approaching the intervention process. He stresses the importance of an effective intervention, where the person's heart is touched and they experience a moment of clarity, which leads them to accept the help offered by the family. Golan also highlights the risks of untreated addiction and the role of family support in addiction recovery.
He discusses the significance of monitoring after an intervention and the difference between a professional and unprofessional interventionist. Host Mary Woods and Golan also talk about the significance of treating individuals with dignity and respect in the intervention process. Overall, the podcast episode offers a wealth of information and insights on intervention strategies for working with addicted family systems. Listen to the episode now here on alcoholfree.com and learn how to help your loved one overcome addiction.