Interventions benefit from good preparation, and these books are essential reading. Love First is a must. Whilst there are different models of Intervention, this book provides the insight and foundations for all the work we do with families looking to offer a loved one treatment for any form of addiction.
Love First: A Family’s Guide to Intervention
A standard-setting book on intervention, Love First has helped tens of thousands of families, friends, and professionals create a loving and effective plan for helping those who suffer from addiction. This revised and expanded edition adds to the core material in this classic book with the most up-to-date scientific information and new intervention techniques for alcohol and other drug addictions–and an array of disorders.
I’ll Quit Tomorrow: A Practical Guide to Alcoholism Treatment
Written by the founder of the Johnson Institute in Minneapolis, one of the country’s most successful training programs for treatment providers, I’ll Quit Tomorrow presents the concepts and methods that have brought new hope to alcoholics and to their families, friends, and employers.
Intervention: A Step-by-Step Guide for Families and Friends of Chemically Dependent Persons: How to Help Someone Who Doesn’t Want Help
How To Help Someone Who Doesn’t Want Help</em>, Dr. Vernon Johnson describes the process that has successfully motivated thousands of chemically dependent people to accept help. In simple terms, this book shows how chemical dependency affects those around the addicted person, and teaches concerned people how to help and how to do it right.
Family Intervention: Positive Action You Can Take to Help a Loved One – And Yourself – To Break the Cycle of Addiction and Codependency
Describes the symptoms of addiction, suggests the correct way to intervene, and discusses treatments for addicts and codependents.