Individuals that suffer from addictive behaviors tend to self-medicate due to shame, guilt, depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. Their actions often ignite strong feelings of anger, frustration, sadness, abandonment, and resentment among the addict’s loved ones. Confronting an addict when a loved one is already feeling these strong emotions can be a recipe for disaster.
Families often don’t know what to do, and their desire to help often leads them to enable their loved-one to continue their self-destructive behaviors because they are kept from facing the natural consequences that come from being in the throws of addiction. Family members can often see the negative results of their efforts, but are helpless to know how best to proceed. Because of these feelings of desperation they often lash out in frustration, or become controlling or belittling. Sometimes they become so entrenched in these relationship dynamics that they themselves don’t know of any other way to interact with their addicted loved one. This is referred to as co-dependence and is addressed in our family counseling.
Because of these patterns of interaction, families are often unsuccessful in getting their loved-one to agree to participate in a rehabilitation program. This is why Alpine Recovery Lodge in Utah offers intervention assistance. Our interventionists are licensed professionals who are proficient in all forms of chemical and behavior addictions.
Our interventions are individualized to the needs of the family and their loved-one. Prior to the intervention, we educate and work with the family and friends to design the most successful invention to meet their needs. All interventions are facilitated with love, respect, and integrity… we do not believe in deceiving, manipulating, or demeaning individuals.
Alpine Recovery Lodge’s interventionists are available nationwide, and are typically available same-day to initiate the intervention process.
Call our Intervention Help-line now to learn more! 1-877-415-4060
Get your loved-one the help they need – or even to see that they need help.