A man talks to his therapist about how to get the most out of family therapy

How to Get the Most Out of Family Therapy

The United States government defines addiction as a chronic disease identified by seeking drugs and using them. The use is compulsive, or difficult to control, despite its devastating results. According to SAMHSA, over 164 million people used an illicit substance within the month of the study in 2018. Many of those people do not get treatment…

family painting as part of their family therapy activities

Popular Family Therapy Activities

There’s more to overcoming addiction than just helping yourself. In fact, addiction is something that affects not only you but also those closest to you. Thankfully, your loved ones can engage in family therapy activities to move past addiction. What Is Family Therapy? As the name suggests, family therapy programs are sessions that involve the…

man unaware of how addiction affects family and friends

How Addiction Affects Family and Friends

Family therapy is an important part of rehab for a reason. Before getting treatment, many people do not realize how addiction affects family and friends. They know that their substance abuse has consequences, but it is hard to realize just how much it has changed everyone’s lives. Learning About How Addiction Affects Family and Friends…