Sharp McDonald Center
Substance Abuse Family Care Program at Sharp McDonald Center
Family involvement is an essential component for successful recovery.
Drug and alcohol addiction is an illness that affects the entire family, not just one individual. Research shows that family involvement in substance abuse treatment is crucial for a healthy recovery.
Why choose Sharp McDonald Center's substance abuse family care program?
- Our goal is to help families develop a healthy alcohol- and drug-free lifestyle
- Sharp McDonald Center's unique education and counseling program is designed to help families cope with difficult times
- We offer support through the transition to an alcohol- or drug-free home that can once again be a loving, supportive and healthy system
- We offer an opportunity to directly ask therapists questions and incorporate a combination of lectures, discussions, meditations, peer feedback and support.
Family counseling programs.
The family programs are available with all levels of care and are open-ended multiple family therapy groups for both the patient and family members.
Participants address early recovery issues, examine significant relationship dysfunctions and develop support networks for the entire family. All family members and patients are encouraged to attend both during and after the individual's treatment process.
The Family Care Program at Sharp McDonald Center is now available through our virtual services to families. To protect the health and safety of our community during the pandemic, the on-campus Family Care Program has been suspended until further notice.
Sharp McDonald Center's substance abuse family care team.
Counselors and licensed therapists at Sharp McDonald Center help family members and loved ones overcome their own feelings of anger, guilt and hopelessness. After a patient in admitted, a therapist will reach out to the family and loved ones to invite them to our virtual family education series.