The fight to end drug and alcohol addiction in Vancouver, Canada still remains at large. Every year, there is 47,000 Canadian fatalities that are associated with drug and alcohol abuse. A predominant portion of drug users in Canada are reported to be teenagers and young adults, according to a report from drug-crisis. If someone you know is under the influence of any kind of drug, be it marijuana or prescription pills, it is best to get them intervened by a professional before matters get worse.
A Vancouver interventionist is a specialist in dealing with addiction problems, ranging from drugs to gambling. Mental illnesses including bipolar disorder and failure to launch are also situations where they are licensed and trained to intervene. The main goal of an interventionist is to encourage the person to seek treatment before his/her habit and lifestyle turns life-threatening. They target the psychological barriers that prevent the person from getting medical attention in the first place. Sadly, the other end of the service industry does not know much about interventionists and how their work can help greatly in such circumstances.
One obvious advantage of getting guidance from a Vancouver interventionist is getting medical treatment much quicker and therefore avoiding further degrading in the person’s health. An interventionist is able to achieve this by using various psychological techniques and standardized practices.
Working with a Vancouver interventionist also unlocks a wealth of information regarding the problem and how it can be treated. These specialists oversee the group sessions and give advice to both the person with an addiction problem and to his/her family members or friend who’ve attended the session. Enriching the group with this critical information induces awareness and encourages the group to act quicker and more intelligently when faced with the situation. A stronger support group is also subsequently formed within them.
It is also great to have an interventionist overseeing this sort of meeting since unsupervised confrontations may spark more tension among families and friends. Hurtful language and unhelpful opinions may be thrown around the room, which ultimately result in an unresolved issue that may have been further worsened by the conflict.
If you are ready to act and take that one extra step to a better and brighter future for you or your loved one, call us today and get an appointment to speak with one of our highly trained and experienced specialists!