A Love First intervention defines who we are,
and where this journey will take our family.
Intervention opens the door to treatment for alcoholism and drug addiction, and paves the way for long-term recovery. You can support your loved one by creating a Recovery Team.
Jeff and Debra Jay have been helping families for more than 30 years. Their best-selling book, Love First, provides real solutions. Whether you work with a clinical interventionists or not, you’ll find resources on our site to move forward with confidence.
Learn how to create a pathway to Yes. The Love First model of intervention has been guiding families and professionals for decades. Whether you work through the process on your own or with one of our professional interventionists, we can give you the best chance for success.
By creating a Recovery Team, we can leverage the power of family to avoid relapse and achieve long-term success. Structured Family Recovery® changes outcomes. Based on the book, It Takes a Family, by Debra Jay, the SFR program heals, strengthens and transforms families.
1. Why Intervention?
Is an intervention right for you? What are the alternatives? What are the next right steps? (1 min, 2 sec)
2. A Love First Intervention
An overview of the Love First intervention process, and working with one of our clinical interventionists. (3 min, 19 sec)
3. Structured Family Recovery
The key to avoiding relapse and bringing families back together again. SFR is all about the power of family. (1 min, 38 sec)
4. Consultation and Strategy
What’s the next right step? A 1-hour consult with a clinical interventionist will help you develop the right strategy. (54 sec)
5. My Passion for Intervention
Jeff Jay has been helping families and people suffering from addiction for more than 30 years. (1 min, 47 sec)
6. Website Overview
With over 120 pages and posts, along with many hours of podcasts, we thought a tour of the website might be helpful. (6 min, 53 sec)
Let’s begin with a confidential conversation. Whether you are dealing with alcoholism, drug addiction, co-occuring disorders, or other issues, we can help.
Recovery mentoring provides a bridge between treatment and the home environment. Monitoring increases accountability and rebuilds trust.
Clinical Interventionist Training & Certification
June 18 – 23, 2023
The McIver Center at The Retreat
“The intervention training was the best I have attended in twenty-five years as a counselor and supervisor. It was engaging, relevant, and imminently useful. I would not hesitate to recommend the Love First Clinical Intervention training to anyone.”
Jeff Henrich, MA, LAADC
President & CEO
Guest House, Lake Orion, MI
Structured Family Recovery® Training & Cert.
Feb 15 – 27, 2023
“Structured Family Recovery is the most important work to come along in the field of recovery in my 25 years as a licensed therapist and clinical supervisor. This training gave us a complete framework and practical skills ready to put into practice.”
Shannon Petrovich, LCSW, LISAC, BCD