Family therapy helps you and your family address how addiction has impacted your lives, allowing you and your family to begin a parallel healing process. Through Mountainside’s Family Wellness services, you and your loved ones work on building trust, improving communication, establishing healthy boundaries, and practicing self-care to foster healthy family dynamics that strengthen recovery.offerings/family-wellness
Family Services for Clients
Having a solid support network provides you with the care and assistance you need to overcome challenges that may arise during and after treatment. Family is an essential component. At Mountainside, we understand that drug and alcohol abuse can shatter family relationships, and so, our Family Wellness Services help you recognize and address the impact that your addiction has had on those around you so that you can begin to rebuild strained bonds and receive the support you need to succeed.
Individual Family Counseling
One-on-one session to help you understand and analyze your current family dynamics, discusses the negative impact that damaged relationships can have on your progress, and explore the best ways to repair them.
Joint family therapy session to open the lines of communication between you and your loved ones, allowing you and your family to devise a plan together for a healthier relationship moving forward.
Family Dynamics Group
Discussion of how your addiction has impacted your family, how your family has impacted you and your addiction, as well as the role your family members and friends play in your treatment and recovery.
Family Services for Families
Learning that your loved one is struggling with addiction is difficult. It can fill you with guilt, anger, and resentment. It can make you feel lost and alone with nowhere to turn. Mountainside’s Family Wellness Services are designed to provide help for families just like yours. With the guidance and support from our team of experts, you will learn how to best support your loved one’s recovery while relearning how to take care of your own needs.
Family Wellness Orientation
90-minute overview to help you better understand the disease of addiction, substance abuse treatment, and what your loved one is going through.
Spouse and Partner Support Group
Watching your partner struggle with addiction can be painful, but as they heal and start to navigate their journey to recovery, it is important that you begin to do so as well.
Watching your loved one ⎼ parent, spouse, son, daughter, friend ⎼ struggle with drugs or alcohol can take a tremendous toll on your well-being. Whether they are in addiction treatment or not, it is important that you take care of yourself. Attending family support group meetings can help you gain a new perspective on addiction, provide you with guidance from others who are going through similar experiences, and empower you to regain your life and effectively contribute to your loved one’s success.
We recommend reaching out to these organizations for additional recovery support:
Al-Anon – If your loved one is struggling with alcoholism
Nar-Anon – If your loved one is struggling with drugs
PAL – If your son or daughter is addicted to drugs or alcohol
ACA – If your father or mother is struggling with addiction