Family members are profoundly affected when a loved one becomes addicted to alcohol or another drug. In fact, by the time most people reach out to a counselor, healthcare provider or addiction treatment center for help with a family member’s substance abuse, the situation has typically progressed to a crisis level.
MN Adult & Teen Challenge provides substance abuse treatment along with recovery support to individuals struggling with alcohol, drugs, and other co-occurring conditions. This includes support for family and friends impacted by their loved ones addiction. We understand that families impacted by their loved one’s use need support to heal and learn how to cope.
Our family programs and resources are available to you, regardless of whether your loved one with drug addiction seeks treatment. Below is a virtual resource to help you cope with addiction in your family.
Family Matters Program
Tuesday, 6-7 p.m. Central
Zoom meeting information
Meeting ID: 828 3313 6604
Delivered as an hour long virtual seminar, our Family Matters program is available free of charge to anyone concerned about a loved one’s substance abuse. Whether your loved one is active in their addiction, is seeking or currently in treatment or in recovery from their addiction, you may benefit from this series that includes:
- Educational videos/handouts on the disease of addiction and co-occurring disorders
- Emphasis on coping skills
- Positive communication and problem-solving
- Re-thinking relapse
- Developing healthy relationships
- Q&A time with experienced co-occurring professionals
- Positive reinforcement