Your Loved One Relapses After Treatment, Now What Do You Do?

If the addict relapses, it doesn’t mean that the family member has to go into action. The family member may want to call the treatment center and say, “Jimmy just relapsed can you help us?” The family member might ask the addict they love if they want to get some help, but it is really Read more about Your Loved One Relapses After Treatment, Now What Do You Do?[…]

Boundaries and Consequences – Road To Recovery Part 2

The addict/alcoholic and family members should go to different meetings, this is an essential in creating healthy boundaries, because each needs a place they can share and receive help without reservation, where emotions can be shown and the truth told. Another essential boundary is not being overly involved in the addict’s life when it comes to consequences. Read more about Boundaries and Consequences – Road To Recovery Part 2[…]

What Happens Next? – The Road To Recovery Part 1

So, the person you love graduated from treatment and received their serenity prayer coin.  Your loved one has been away in treatment learning all there is to know about the disease of addiction.  They’ve arrived home, so now what?  What happens next? They’ve been encouraged to go to AA or NA meetings and aftercare, but Read more about What Happens Next? – The Road To Recovery Part 1[…]