Follow-Up Services will be offered to the family and the patient for up to three months following the date of the intervention. This includes telephonic consultation once a week (for 30 minutes) as the family and patient navigate early recovery. Participation in 12-Step Recovery (Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Al-Anon, and Nar-Anon) will strongly be encouraged.
An intervention is a planned, systematic process to bring about change in a person’s thoughts and behavior. At TFDInterventions, we believe in a compassionate, non-threatening process of illustrating self-destructive behavior and the effects of that behavior on both the individual and the family system. An intervention usually consists of family members and friends banding together to discuss the destructive behavior with the individual afflicted with the addiction. At TFDInterventions, our ultimate goal is to guide the addict toward in-patient or out-patient treatment.
TFDInterventions follows a 3 Phase Intervention Process:
Phase 1: Phase One will include a face-to-face or telephonic consultation (approximately 2 hours) with the family and/or friends of the addict. In this phase, our interventionists will educate the family on the disease model of addiction and how the family system has been impacted, along with the benefits of Al-Anon/Nar-Anon for the family system. (Al-Anon/Nar-Anon are 12-Step fellowships that provide support for families dealing with a loved one’s addiction.) Secondly, the family and our interventionists will discuss treatment options along with any insurance and financial issues. Additionally, TFDInterventions will assist the family in choosing the appropriate personnel to be involved in the intervention. We will teach the family how to write their personal narratives by identifying various life areas that have been impacted by the disease of addiction.
Phase 2: Phase Two will include a face-to-face consultation (approximately 2 hours) with the family and friends. A review of the personal narratives from family and friends will be shared. We will also discuss various objections that could be encountered during the intervention. Secondly, the family and our interventionist will discuss strategies and issues in planning the actual Intervention (treatment centers, finances/insurance, location of intervention, time, date, etc.).
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Phase 3: Phase Three will entail the actual intervention and transportation (if necessary) to the chosen treatment center.