There are several indicators that show when an individual is fighting a battle with any substance abuse. The psychological and physical wear and tear that alcohol and drugs take makes them in some cases impossible to still manage a productive work life and manage profession relationships that are healthy. It is only a matter of time when an executive or person in a management position begins to have problems in a hectic and pressure packed type of duties with these positions. This will bring:
- Inability to manage stress of their position
- Responsibilities of position being left undone
- Driving away friends, family and colleagues
This is the time when an intervention may be needed.
No matter whether; the individual in having drug addiction or alcohol problems most rehab centers will help with an intervention. The cause of their addiction needs to be pointed out to them with a conversation set up to begin the recovery road. The addict often struggles and does not see or acknowledge that he or she even realizes there is a problem and it is affecting both work and home. Here are some addictions that could need an intervention:
- Drug abuse with prescriptions
- Drug abuse with street drugs
- Eating that is compulsive
- Gambling that is compulsive
There are people who struggle with various addictions but are in denial about their problems and unwilling to seek treatment. They do not recognize the bad effects their behavior has on them and others. An intervention brings together all the people in the addict’s life and these people need to tell them face to face in the hope of motivating them to accept or seek help.
Rehab center help
These are often done with the help of a rehab center and they will advise what needs to be told to the addict. Often the center will take the person to the rehab center when the intervention has a positive outcome. Other times the addict will not accept what others tell them and that is when they need to be told that they will be losing these relationships as long as they continue to deny their addiction.
This is a form of what is often referred to as “tough love”.