Now What?

Now What?

Not knowing what to expect in early recovery from your loved one? Here are some helpful tools and information so that you can help in a supportive way.

Finding out that someone you love is addicted to drugs or alcohol can really affect your family relationship or friendship.  Addiction not only has a major impact on the suffering addict, but the family and friends of the addict endure a great deal of pain as well.  When the addicted person finally takes the first step and enters a treatment program, family and friends of the addict experience a sense of relief and gratitude where fear is replaced with faith.  While your family member or friend was in treatment you did everything in your power to support them.  You probably…
Who can provide substance abuse treatment? Addiction is not a moral issue, it is a disease and it should be treated as such. There are millions of Americans that are struggling with drug abuse and alcohol problems and as a result, the families are suffering too. Both the patient and their family should have the opportunity to recover from the disease of addiction. What Is The Addiction Treatment Process? Your loved one will go through different phases of treatment depending on their progress and therapeutic suggestions. The different phases include detox, inpatient program, outpatient program (Partial Hospitalization Program, PHP &…
  Congratulations for helping your loved one take the necessary action to get help for their substance abuse problem! The Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs recognizes the fact that addiction affects the entire family unit. Alcohol and drug addiction is a family disease. Families suffer just as much, if not more than the addict or alcoholic. Our staff is here to help you in any way we can. We will help you understand how your relationship dynamics have an impact on the recovery process before, during and after their stay in treatment.  The Watershed staff has the passion and expertise to…
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