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What Is Family Therapy and Is It Right For You?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 29, 2022Updated: July 29, 2022If you’re considering addiction treatment, you may be wondering, “What is family therapy?” and whether it’s right for you. Family therapy is a type of counseling that involves all members of a family unit, not just the individual with addiction.Whether…

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5 Benefits of Family Therapy Programs

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed By Sharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 12, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022The family is one of the most fundamental support systems a person has. When a loved one struggles with addiction, the whole family is affected. If you’re considering treatment for your addiction, you…

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What Is The Goal of a Family Program?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 28, 2022Updated: May 12, 2022Today’s stressful world makes it hard for families to connect. Work, school, and social pressures often keep families apart. Addiction and mental health can make it hard for loved ones to understand each other and communicate. Unfortunately, addiction can cause…

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Choosing a Family Therapist in the Asheville, NC Area

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 31, 2021Updated: August 18, 2021Often, when people are battling addiction, they aren’t fighting alone. There are family members and friends in the trenches with them, day in and day out. It’s very fortunate to be surrounded by people who care about you. However, when…

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Where to Find Family Counseling near Chapel Hill, NC

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 28, 2021Updated: May 7, 2021Research shows that if a person is using drugs or alcohol, their condition impacts everyone around them. Unfortunately, in most cases, the people that your addiction most affects are your family members. As a result, family therapy is a critical…

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How to Get the Most Out of Family Therapy

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 1, 2020Updated: May 7, 2021The 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…

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Popular Family Therapy Activities

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 13, 2019Updated: October 8, 2021There’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…

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How to Become a Better Listener


Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 17, 2016Updated: January 14, 2020Now that you’re in recovery, you have an incredible opportunity to make things right in your life, including repairing any relationships that may have been neglected during your addiction. A good starting point is to learn how to be an…