As a disease, addiction can greatly impact each and every family member.
In order to have a successful recovery, it is essential that all family members are involved. To see how your loved one is doing within their addiction recovery program, family members will receive weekly through telephone sessions with your loved one’s case manager. In addition, writing exercises and face-to-face family sessions will be available.
Participation by Nar-anon and Al-anon is greatly recommended. These types of support systems are an ideal introduction to family support programs because they have loved ones that are struggling with addiction to drugs and alcohol.
Family involvement will vary depending on a client’s addiction recovery program. Sober Living Drug Rehab always welcomes family members to participate in their loved ones success in recovery. We can also help families look for therapy centers that focus solely on the value of family support as well as everything there is needed to know about addiction. Family members can be educated on addiction as a disease, its side effects, and what your loved one needs in order to have a positive healing process.
It is our job at Sober Living Drug Rehab, to find a luxurious addiction treatment center that focuses on each client. Our educated staff members encourages family involvement and contact in order to keep up to date with loved one’s challenges and successes in recovery. Sober Living Drug Rehab designs their treatment programs to get clients feeling healthy, confident, and excited to continue their life sober.
Drug Addiction is considered a brain disease due to the fact that drugs alter the brain through changing its structure and how it works. Furthermore, these brain changes can last for a long time.
As an illness, addiction effects the mid-section of the brain. The results of addiction is the disfunctioning of the neurological system. According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) “addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry.” ASAM also states that addiction disease that without treatment, can result in permanent disability and/or premature death. The neurological dysfunction of then brain can also effect a person’s biological, emotional, and social activity. Addiction and its effects on the brain also has reoccurring symptoms that include impaired thinking and decision making, growing problems, as well as cravings.