Probably better and more difficult questions are “Why would we NOT intervene professionally on a loved? And why NOT now”? When is enough- enough?
It is a misconception that you have to wait for someone to hit bottom or that an individual has to ask for help.
A drug addiction intervention raises the bottom and creates positive boundaries for families and loved ones to live by. You no longer have to live by the rules of active addiction. As the disease progresses’ waiting is destructive not only to the individual, but to be the loved ones and community around them. Addiction is a life threatening disease. Everyday of active addiction is a risk. Additional risks for further damage or loss of Relationships with loved ones, family and friends.