Love First Training Institute


Stay tuned for 2020 trainings at The Retreat.  Please see the Love First website for further information:


JEFF AND DEBRA JAY are clinical interventionists and coauthors of Love First: A Family’s Guide to Intervention (Hazelden, 2008). Jeff has been working full time in the alcohol and drug treatment field since 1986, including work for the Hazelden Foundation. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, and is a Certified Addictions Professional and a Certified Intervention Professional. He has appeared as an expert on CNN, PBS, and the Jane Pauley Show. Debra has been a frequent guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She is a noted author, lecturer and interventionist. She has been seen most recently on The Dr. Oz Show. Debra is author of It Takes a Family, (Hazelden, 2014), the guide to Structured Family Recovery®.  Both are highly regarded in the field of addiction and family recovery.

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