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Addiction Intervention in California

If you are worried about a loved one and their drug and/or alcohol abuse, an intervention in California might be the next step to take.

Realizing that an intervention might be necessary to help a loved one realize their addiction has become out of control isn’t an easy decision to make. But it is a decision that will help determine if they will end their addiction or if their addiction will end them.

In California, the statistics don’t lie that drug and alcohol abuse are rising trends we are dealing with as a state. About 16.6% of adults over 18 in California admit to binge drinking at least once a month, and there are, on average, 15,443 deaths annually from excessive alcohol abuse.

As for drug abuse in California, marijuana, opioid pain medications, cocaine, and heroin are the mainly illicit and heavily abused drugs in the state, with 3.2 deaths from opioid use for every 100,000 people, followed by 1.4 deaths from cocaine and .9% from fentanyl. 

If you are worried about a loved one and their drug and/or alcohol abuse, an intervention might be the next step to take. As you come together with your loved one’s family, friends, co-workers, and community members, guided by a professional interventionist, you can be part of a united front to encourage your loved one that the time is now to get help.

How does Addiction Intervention in California Work?

An intervention is not one size fits all but caters to what particular help your loved one needs for their addiction. Whether it is drug or alcohol abuse, an eating disorder, or mental health issues, our guidance comes through professional interventionists and healthcare specialists of California who know what will work best for your loved one. 

Considering what might be most suitable as an intervention for your loved one, our California interventionists will coordinate with those close to the person addicted to determine the best course of action. You could come forward as a group, directed by the interventionist, to confront the person peacefully and assuredly to let them know how their addiction is affecting each person. Or, there can be the option of taking part in a workshop led by an interventionist that allows for discussing the behavior of the addicted person and ways to get help.

No matter what intervention is performed, the goal of an Intervention in California is to help a person feel respected and dignified as they grapple with the difficult truth that they need help for their out-of-control and dangerous addiction.

Meet Our Experienced Interventionists in California

Our team of experienced interventionists is ready and willing to be the guiding forces as you and others take the step to help your loved one achieve sobriety. Our California interventionists come with a wealth of knowledge, experience, and care to ensure everything done for all involved is done with respect, love, and hope.

We are the nation’s leading innovative family resource center that first began in 1996 under the leadership of Vaughn Howland and was re-launched again in 2016 when the organization’s current leader, Brad Lamm, took over.

Helping families in California fight the good fight of intervention for their loved ones still remains the focus of everything that we do, and we have only the best intervention care in California as part of our team:

Brad Lamm

Brad brings his knowledge and passion to Experience Recovery as an author, teacher, interventionist and expert on the impact of complex trauma on life.

Joseph Regan

Joe Regan of The Recovery Guides is a licensed private investigator and certified intervention professional. As principal investigator and interventionist at TRG Joe specializes in missing persons, adult substance use disorder interventions, and investigating claims of behavioral healthcare fraud and abuse.

Heather Fisher

Heather is internationally triple board certified in three clinical specialties: intervention, family dynamics, and relapse prevention. Heather conducts screenings, assessments, interventions, and corrective coaching and serves as an expert witness in addiction and co-occurring mental health.

Joe Klema

Bio coming soon.

How Can Intervention in California Help Drug or Alcohol Addiction

Considering that drug and alcohol abuse are significant causes of death in California, programs are available to encourage successful intervention for a person in need of help.

For drug addiction, no age, race, or career status is free from the availability and encouragement of drugs, so our drug intervention is to help the addicted person understand that they are denying the truth about their addiction and need professional help. Our professional interventionists make sure that no one feels disrespected, and that these efforts are cloaked in love and hope instead of control and disgust.

The same approach is also taken for those struggling with alcohol abuse, one of the hardest drugs to quit due to its social acceptance. But our alcohol abuse intervention in California focuses on the goal of preventing a person from hitting rock bottom before they get help. Our Breakfree Intervention method has been deemed professional, effective, and ethical in allowing those addicted and their loved ones to take the next steps together to recovery and sobriety.

No one can be fully prepared to confront a loved one about their destructive behavior, especially when it is harming others as well as themselves, but our California interventionists are ready to provide comfort, guidance, and strength for families during this difficult time. We know there is hope on the horizon for your loved one, and we have the tools to help them reach it.

Get Help for Your Loved One with Addiction Intervention in California

We don’t believe that a person addicted to drugs and/or alcohol is unable to benefit from our services, and there is not a better time like the present to get the help you need to reach freedom from drugs and alcohol.

If you believe your loved one is in need of an intervention for their addiction, please contact us today and speak to one of our specialists who can discuss our practice and goals. We can help you determine the best approach of intervention for your loved one, always with respect, love and hope.

It is never too late to be part of saving a loved one’s life from the downfall of addiction.

Need an intervention?

Is a loved one struggling with addiction? We can help. Let us connect you with an interventionist so they can get the help they need.

Call Us: (800) 789-1605

Need an intervention?

Is a loved one struggling with addiction? We can help. Let us connect you with an interventionist so they can get the help they need.

(800) 789-1605

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