family and addiction recovery

How Can Family Influence Recovery?

Addiction can take a toll on the individual struggling with the disease and their family and loved ones. Addiction often destroys relationships and creates tension and dysfunction within families. When addiction takes hold, it often changes the dynamic of the family unit. Roles and responsibilities may become blurred as the addicted individual becomes consumed by…

family program expectations

What to Expect in a Family Program

For many families, a loved one entering recovery can cause great stress and upheaval. Relationships can become stressed, and the family can get pulled apart, causing a difficult home life that is not conducive to sobriety. Family members often have many questions about how to best support their loved one without enabling a return to…