Whether or not an intervention takes place we offer transport services to treatment. We can also manage transportation and arrange details such as airfare, car rental and coordinate with the treatment facility to make your job easier and to ease your mind. Many times during the transport we're able to calm and ease your loved one on the way so that they walk through the doors of treatment willing to be there and to make their time there count.
What if the intervention fails?
People ask us all the time, what if the intervention fails? So often our experiences of what hasn't worked in the past causes us to fear that something won't work. We encourage people to not let the fear of the outcome dictate what you will or won't try. Intervention is as much for the family as it is for your loved one needing treatment. It gives you the opportunity to put your truth and your fear on the table for your loved one to make a decision.
What we intervene on
Reverse Carefrontations provide an opportunity to find forgiveness, which is an essential part of relapse prevention. It's the opposite of an intervention, whereas during an intervention, the family would be coming together, writing letters to your loved one; Reverse Carefrontations are a time for your loved one to re-enter life and he or she will have the opportunity to write a letter, clearing their plate and making amends. The family also is invited to participate in this two way conversation.
When is the right time to intervene
People often wonder when is the right time to intervene? There is no perfect time for intervention and waiting for the time that seems right or for someone to "hit bottom" could have devastating consequences. The point of intervention is to interrupt someone's life so that they can get into a treatment program and get the help they need sooner rather than later.
How to find the right treatment program
A very important decision families face is how to find the right treatment program. It can be difficult because sometimes you're getting most of your information from the treatment center's website and online reviews. We want to be able to help you with this decision. We have personally visited every treatment program that we recommend because we want to feel that we'd feel comfortable placing our own loved one in the treatment center's care.
How to find the right interventionist
You might be questioning how to find the right interventionist. When you're looking for someone to help your family interrupt a loved one's life, it's important not only to look at how long someone has been in business as well as their certifications in the mental health field, but it's equally important to trust your intuition and take into account their approach and think about what would work best with your family and your loved one. We at Carefrontations take a strength based approach to intervention. We believe that your loved one will be motivated to check into treatment by what's right in them, not what is wrong. We want to use the time together in the intervention to wake up what is right in your loved one.
Enabling and Codependency
Many loved ones ask us about enabling and codependency and we want the opportunity to educate you and help you see the areas where enabling and codependency are allowing the dysfunction to continue. A simple way of looking at codependency is that you've lost your identity in your loved one and you might feel like you're walking on egg shells to keep everything running smoothly and we really want to help you get your life back.
Different disorders we intervene on
There are many different disorders we intervene on. We at Carefrontations will intervene on any dysfunction that warrants interruption. If you're finding yourself feeling frustrated, helpless or just sick and tired of being sick and tired, know that there's a way that we can handle this with dignity and respect and open up the conversation so that your loved one will get the help he or she needs and hopefully get well. If your heart is telling you to do something, don't wait; do something no matter what the dysfunction is.
Years ago we had this thought; what if we could take the powerful work that we see take place during interventions and bring it into the treatment's family program? Many times when loved ones are checked into treatment, the family finds themselves left in the emotional state from the day and/or days leading up to the intervention. For the past three years, we've been teaching at various treatment centers, helping bring further healing to the whole family.
How long should someone stay in treatment
One important aspect to consider is how long should someone stay in treatment. Once your loved one enters a treatment program, it's so important to trust the treatment professionals and the process. Statistics show that the longer someone stays in treatment, the greater the chances are for success and sobriety in the long run. So many want to hurry through to get back to life and work, but we want to encourage you that the recovery process is not a sprint, but a marathon.