Professional Drug Intervention Services in Spokane, WA

Getting One To Go

We offer 15 gentle and loving strategies, including approaches with no confrontation.

Insist on a Nationally “Certified Intervention Professional”


There is no need to be harsh or abrupt. Always gentle and loving, we help the family address the compulsive and self-destructive behaviors, including gambling and eating disorders.

We tailor the process to the needs of the loved-one and the individual family. One-size intervention strategy does not fit all families.


Sensitive, personalized, adaptations are provided that respect the diversity of cultural and ethnic background, gender, orientation, developmental disabilities, and needs of the loved-one; including the elderly.


In almost all cases, the recipient of the family’s love and caring immediately enters treatment.

As shown in research, those entering treatment through an intervention process are often more successful than those entering by many other means, even self-referred.

Healthy Support

This caring and loving process unites, strengthens, and revitalizes families. No longer do families have to resort to home remedies, struggle with out-of-date or out-of-state counselors, or risk trying to do it alone.

Just as important is the care we provide to support the personal and emotional needs of family and friends.

Many families also choose the original ‘Family-Centered Addiction Recovery®’ process to stop the pattern of relapse.

Qualifications: Joe Terhaar: Intervention Specialists



Philosophy of Helping A Loved-One Into Treatment Early: The idea of the family taking the initiative to intervene in a loved-one’s alcohol/drug use (or other compulsive and self-destructive behavior) was first developed in the 1970s by Dr. Vernon Johnson. Similar to techniques used by large companies helping employees get into treatment, he framed his strategy …