ePreventions helps you identify key loved ones and close friends that will be crucial in supporting the recovery. We then help you define roles in the message creation and delivery process as well as developing the right action plan to assist the person to get the best recovery results. We invite your team to join the process in creating a personalized Prevention message. Evidence shows that when a group confronts the denial that many addicts display, the addict can no longer continue to avoid dealing with their problem in the same manner.
Bring hope to your circle by delivering a powerful message of love—one that oftentimes goes unsaid. We call this message a Prevention, short for Pre-Intervention. A Prevention is a unique way to confront the disease of addiction at any stage of development. It can be a useful first step in planting the seed of truth or a great way to reach out to those who have once received treatment and since relapsed. Ether way, the goal is the same—that the self-destructive person accepts the message from loved ones and agrees to get help. And because a Prevention is a less intensive approach than a traditional intervention, it may be a more appropriate and affordable method to use early on.
At ePrevention, we bring hope to those suffering with an alcoholic or addict in their life. We do this by empowering a group to design and deliver a powerful message of love that oftentimes goes unsaid. We call this a Prevention, short for Pre-Intervention. A Prevention is a pioneering process of confronting the progressive disease at any stage of development. If weekend drinking has turned into problem drinking, we can help. If problem drinking has evolved into advanced alcoholism, we can help. And if using prescription medication has turned into addictive drug abuse, we can help.
A Prevention can be a useful first step in planting the seed of truth that leads the recipient in the direction of recovery. Because a Prevention is a less intensive approach than a traditional intervention, it may be a more appropriate and affordable method to use early on. We also know that not everyone who gets clean and sober, stays clean and sober. Therefore, a Prevention is a great tool to reach out to those who have received treatment and since relapsed. But the goal is the same: that the self-destructive person accepts the message from loved ones and agrees to get help.
Alcohol and drug addiction is usually accompanied by denial—denial on both sides. Substance abusers will often deny there's a problem and lie to family, friends, employers, and anyone else to protect their ability to continue using and avoid consequences. This is out of their fear of having to give up the drug or alcohol. And friends and family may use denial to cope with a problem that they feel helpless to deal with. It hurts to be betrayed and we want to believe the addict. But in not questioning and confronting the problem we are only enabling them to continue abusing. Sending a Prevention can help you confront the problem.
Sending a Prevention turns on the lights and illuminates the room of darkness. It opens everyone's eyes to the truth and confronts the denial. By hosting a Prevention and bringing together your team of loved ones and friends you can together develop and deliver a warm message of care that confronts the disease and not the person. You are telling the alcoholic or addict that you—and everyone else in their close circle—love and care for them, are aware of the problem and will no longer support it. And the recipient may be relieved to know they no longer need to cover the problem up. It takes a lot of courage to confront the disease and admit you have a problem. Both parties do it because they are hoping things get better.
Through the process of group participation in creating and sending a Prevention, you educate all the people affected and lead them toward recovery from the disease. Further, the alcoholic or addict now knows that the people they care about not only know about the problem, but are united in their desire for them to get help. Along the way you are supported by ePrevention's resources that are available to teach how to best handle the person, deliver the message and better support them through this process. At any point along the way, you may add resources to your team to get further needed help. This may include the assistance of one of our Preventionists or a Professional Interventionist.
We have a responsibility as family members, friends, employers, colleagues, physicians, educators, religious leaders and neighbors—to reach out to help those suffering with this disease and lead them back to substance abuse-free lives. The earlier we reach them, the greater our likelihood of success.