Step to Staging a Successful Intervention
A family is an institution that should be held in high regards especially when it comes to the support system. The support system is always required especially when there’s a loved one in about the situation such as drug abuse but reluctant to stop. Most importantly it is always important to learn the reason why the person ended up in that direction so that you can offer them the help they need. The following are some steps to take for a successful intervention.
Sometimes it is hard to convince someone about change by yourself on the seriousness of the matter and that is why you need to engage a group of people especially who are related to you in the intervention. As you choose a group of people you want to engage, it is always to consider if the person you need to help will trust them and that means to engage a group that the person holds in high regard. The number of people you engage is very important because a large group of people can scare the person that is why they should not exceed 10 people. However, they can be less than 10 people but the most important thing is that their advice is effective when you loved one.
After choosing the group, now, plan what to say in advance. It is important to avoid any manner of confusion during the meeting and that is why you should have relevant info in advance. Being unprepared will make you irrelevant and that is why you need to have the info in your fingertips so that you can advise accordingly. Planning in advance on what you want to say, for instance, will make them meeting smooth because the person will listen to you when you have relevant info to pass on such as urging them to go to a rehab center to get help.
When you are planning for the meeting between your loved one in the rest of the team, it is important to do it when they are free from other commitments and you should learn which time it is. This, therefore, means you choose an appropriate time and place where the meeting can be without inconveniencing anyone. One of the mistakes you should avoid during the meeting, on the other hand, is confrontations trying to show them they have a problem because you’re likely to put them off. You have to learn therefore how to show your loved one more love because they feel loved, they are likely to follow what you were telling them to do for their well-being.On the hand, it is important to ensure that you stick to the goal of the meeting without diverting into other issues which can put the loved one off.