Dealing with loved ones can be difficult sometimes, and that only gets harder when they have a problem with drugs and alcohol. A big part of dealing with a loved one’s addiction is getting them into treatment. But what if they are unwilling to go? Intervention is the next logical step, however what is an intervention and how do you pull one off?

Contrary to popular belief, successful interventions usually aren’t like the ones you see on TV or in the movies, with the family sitting around and reading off notecards. Interventions that are successful usually consist of several different techniques. I hope the following tips help you and your family to have the best chance of saving your loved ones.

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