How Do Family Programs Help Addicts Recover?

I had the opportunity to spend some time with Daniel Rich, Program Director for 365 Sober Living this week, and find out why he feels so strongly about incorporating family work into his programs. Here is what I learned about why the family is such an important part of a recovery program: What is “family work”? In a nutshell, it is facilitating productive communication between our client and their family to determine what behaviors of the family may be contributing to the continued drug and/or alcohol use. When does it begin? For clients of 365, the family work begins during the initial assessment and intake. First, the client is interviewed individually to get a clear understanding of ho

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