The Importance of Family Programs in Addiction Recovery

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Unfortunately, addiction is not an isolated disease. It can have a big impact on the people around you even when they do not have a drug or alcohol addiction themselves.


Often the relationships that become the most strained are those with family members like your spouse and children. Whether your spouse is in need of opiate addiction treatment or your adult child is an alcoholic, these addictions may turn into more serious problems like divorce, domestic abuse, child abuse or neglect, and financial issues.

In order to combat the problems that have arisen within your family due to an addiction, the importance of family programs in addiction recovery cannot be stressed enough. At our drug and alcohol treatment center in Pompano, we offer support for families of addicts in addiction rehab, helping addicts and their families discuss and work through their struggles.

Family programs in addiction recovery are necessary because the addict isn’t the only person who is hurting. At Banyan Pompano, we believe that participating in family therapy during addiction treatment will help you repair those damaged relationships and heal as a unit. If your family is experiencing serious issues as a result of addiction, it is especially important to address these issues in a safe and therapeutic environment.

Another reason why family programs and services for drug and alcohol recovery are important is because it teaches you how to approach the future together as a family. Someone who does not go through an addiction treatment program may not understand that addiction is a disease and the depth to which it can affect someone. A family member may see their loved one struggling but may not understand what triggers could cause a relapse or how to help. As your family continues to participate in a family therapy during the recovery program, you will learn how to approach life with an addict and move forward together.

At our Banyan Treatment Center in Pompano, our PHP and IOP programs focus on more than just removing drugs or alcohol from your life. Our approach to addiction emphasizes the importance of family programs in addiction recovery so that you can start to heal together. Our faith-based addiction treatment in South Florida is also here to help people who want to not only work on the bonds with their families but also strengthen their relationship with God.

If you have a family member who is struggling with addiction, contact us at 888-280-4763 to take the first step toward recovery and rebuilding your family.


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How Addiction Harms your Family

How to Support your Partner through Addiction Recovery

 
Alyssa
Alyssa
Alyssa is Banyan’s Director of Digital Marketing & Technology. After overcoming her own struggles with addiction, she began working in the treatment field in 2012. She graduated from Palm Beach State College in 2016 with additional education in Salesforce University programs. A part of the Banyan team since 2016, Alyssa brings over 5 years of experience in the addiction treatment field.

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