Some families think they can mimic a television show and conduct their own intervention with success. However, this can be risky. there is a chance that they do things incorrectly and hurt their chances of another intervention if this one doesn’t work.
Giving ultimatums to an addict to get him to agree to go into rehab then not carrying through can destroy any credibility of the family trying to help. It is also important for the family to have support through the entire process.