To Learn How To Intervention You Need To Know These Tips…

large elephant

A baby elephant staggered into a family’s living room.

No one said a word.

The family knew it wasn’t going anywhere anytime soon, so they decided to start feeding it.

The elephant grew and grew until finally it grew so large they had to maneuver around it to get anywhere. It became a burden.

Still, no one said a word.

Until finally one day someone said, “Is there an elephant in the room?”.

The general consensus was, “Maybe?”

After awhile, they all agreed there actually was an elephant in their living room.

It was time to do something, but what?

Do You Have an Elephant in Your Living Room?

If you don’t get intervention help to deal with your adolescent, who abuses alcohol and drugs, is like having an elephant in your living room.

You know it’s there, but you don’t do anything about it.

How will your teen react when confronted with the problem?
They’d probably get defensive. Don’t you agree?

Here are a few tips which will help you do an intervention with your teenager.

  • Enlist the support of key people and have a plan of action.
  • Don’t attack!
  • Ask questions of the adolescent and listen carefully.
  • Each support person should express their feelings and concern in a calm and caring manner.
  • Have consequences prepared if the adolescent doesn’t agree with the plan.
  • If needed, seek the help of a professional interventionist.

Get key people in your teenagers life involved in the intervention.

Have an agreed upon plan with all those people.

Don’t play games. Don’t be afraid to give your teen an ultimatum.

It Just May Save Your Teens Life!

You don’t help your teenager if you don’t allow them to suffer consequences from their behavior.

You only hurt them!

Without consequences, your teenager will continue to abuse alcohol and drugs.

Your teen’s addiction is very destructive

This enormous elephant in your home has caused havoc.

It’s time to learn how to intervention to get this creature out of your house and take some action before the “elephant” causes more destruction!

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