2. Do Interventions Really Work?

According to Psychology Today, people who undergo an intervention are more likely to get treatment. Though generally considered negative, the peer pressure aspect of an intervention is a strong motivator. Of course, the lasting impact depends on many factors, especially the commitment of the person to get better. However, people with a strong social support system and access to high-quality treatment are more likely to improve.

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