Treatment is needed not only for the addiction of the person who is using, it is a resource and a valuable tool for the whole family.

When a loved one suffers from an addiction, the whole family is affected.  This can be a long and difficult journey.   Friends and family members must learn to cope whether their loved on decides to get treatment or not.  It is important for family and friends of a loved one suffering from addiction takes care of themselves also.

It is important for you to get the education and support you need to be able to deal with the issues associated with addiction.   If you or other family members are suffering from the effects of your loved one’s addiction, we offer the following services:

Siblings Support Program:  When a sibling is suffering from an addiction it adversely effects the siblings.  Siblings have bonds that are lifelong relationships and when one sibling hurts or is effected, siblings feel the effects, which can also change their life.  It is important that the siblings feel that someone is there for them to help them through the process of addiction that is effecting the family.  We offer individual and group services through our Sibling Support program.  If you have a child sibling, please know that they are effected by their loved ones use and abuse of alcohol or other behavioral health disorder.

Parent Support Services:  Individual and group support is great for parents whose child is involved with alcohol and other drugs.  Whether your child is in treatment or refuses to get treatment, resources are available to parents to help them stabilize the rest of the family unit.  Regardless of where you loved one is in getting help for their addiction, it is very important and beneficial for parents to get support for themselves.

 

Spouses Support Service:  Many partners of a person who is addicted to alcohol and other drugs, feel shame, anxiety, anger and isolation.  Many of the spouses may neglect themselves physically or emotionally or use alcohol and other drugs also to cope with their loved ones needs.  The non-using partners tends to take on the role of running the household and trying to keep things together while taking care and worrying about their loved one.  You do not have to suffer alone, we offer individual and group support.  We help you with learning how to cope and set boundaries if your loved one decides they are not willing to go to treatment.  If you need support with helping your loved one to get into treatment or help to carryon while going through the process of the journey of addiction, we are here to help.Many partners of an alcoholic feel shame, anxiety, anger, and isolation. They may neglect themselves physically and emotionally to cope with their partner’s addiction. In addition, the non-using partner often has to take on the role of both parents if the alcoholic cannot fulfill his or her parental role.2

Couples frequently benefit from some form of intervention to cope with the stress of addiction, and support groups can be a tremendous resource for the spouse of an addicted person.

Many partners of an alcoholic feel shame, anxiety, anger, and isolation. They may neglect themselves physically and emotionally to cope with their partner’s addiction. In addition, the non-using partner often has to take on the role of both parents if the alcoholic cannot fulfill his or her parental role.2

Couples frequently benefit from some form of intervention to cope with the stress of addiction, and support groups can be a tremendous resource for the spouse of an addicted person.

Many partners of an alcoholic feel shame, anxiety, anger, and isolation. They may neglect themselves physically and emotionally to cope with their partner’s addiction. In addition, the non-using partner often has to take on the role of both parents if the alcoholic cannot fulfill his or her parental role.2

Couples frequently benefit from some form of intervention to cope with the stress of addiction, and support groups can be a tremendous resource for the spouse of an addicted person

Many partners of an alcoholic feel shame, anxiety, anger, and isolation. They may neglect themselves physically and emotionally to cope with their partner’s addiction. In addition, the non-using partner often has to take on the role of both parents if the alcoholic cannot fulfill his or her parental role.2

Couples frequently benefit from some form of intervention to cope with the stress of addiction, and support groups can be a tremendous resource for the spouse of an addicted person

Many partners of an alcoholic feel shame, anxiety, anger, and isolation. They may neglect themselves physically and emotionally to cope with their partner’s addiction. In addition, the non-using partner often has to take on the role of both parents if the alcoholic cannot fulfill his or her parental role.2

Couples frequently benefit from some form of intervention to cope with the stress of addiction, and support groups can be a tremendous resource for the spouse of an addicted person

 

We offer support, intervention, prevention and counseling, advice and information to parents, spouses, partners and adult family members who due to their loved one’s alcohol or drug problems are feeling the negative impact that is effecting their life.

Drugs and alcohol can have a devastating effect on families. If you believe someone close to you is misusing drugs or alcohol please know you do not have to do it alone, Reach Out.

Call us at 800-838-9379!

We know how you feel and you are not alone!