1. An attempt often by a group of people (typically family and friends) to have someone get professional help or counseling with an addiction
. The word intervention is used when a traumatic event involves addiction
or other substances.
2. The title of a television show on A&E. You can watch people struggle with their addictions. At the end of the show, the addict is surprised with an intervention by family and friends.
1. Ken: Where you headed to man?
Anthony: I gotta go home. My Mom and Dad finally decided to have an intervention for my sister and her sex addiction.
Ken: Damn! I better call your sister and wake her ass up outta my bed.
2. Shannon: Hey girl!
Linda: What's up girl!
Shannon: What you doing?
Linda: Watching "Intervention".
Linda: Hell yeah! This alcoholic-chick is drinkin' mouthwash like kool-aid!