Family Wellness Workshop | Drug and Alcohol Treatment

Objectives

After completing this workshop, participants will have a better understanding of how to interact with their loved ones after treatment and actively support their recovery in the long-term. Families who have participated in the workshop can expect to have:

  • A Sense of Past, Present & Future — Discussing how the family worked together previously while creating an ideal vision for the family’s functioning
  • Smoother Family Functioning — Learning practical new skills that will create a shift towards healthier functioning as a unit
  • Knowing What to Do — Acquiring skills that will help put theory into action in the home environment
  • An End to Old Behaviors — Identifying the ineffective ways family members had for coping with their loved one’s addiction and learning how to replace them with healthier coping mechanisms
  • Confidence that Recovery Is Possible — Discovering the personal and family strengths that will help each family member overcome the challenges of addiction

Who should attend

  • Individuals who have a loved one with an active addiction Individuals who have a loved one who was once addicted. (Since recovery is a life-long process, such individuals can also learn how to constructively support their loved one’s sobriety progress.)
  • Parents, spouses/partners, siblings, children, etc.
  • Individuals must be aged 14 years or older

Workshop schedule

The Workshop is offered for on alternating weekends, Friday through Sunday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm (programming ending at 12:15 pm on Sunday). Each day is centered on a theme.

Days 1 & 2: Understanding Family Dynamics in Relation to The Four Agreements

  • Examining family history and creating a vision of the future
  • Setting expectations and processing hopes and fears
  • Analyzing family roles
  • Looking at the effects of addiction on self-care
  • Maintaining healthy boundaries
  • Learning healthy communication skills

Day 3: Recovery and Offering Hope Using The Four Agreements

  • Rebuilding trust
  • Discovering the importance of self-care
  • Finding support at home
  • Participating in smaller workshops for couples, parents, and siblings

Upcoming Dates

JANUARY

Friday – Sunday, January 6, 7, 8
Friday – Sunday, January 20, 21, 22

FEBRUARY

Friday – Sunday, February 3, 4, 5
Friday – Sunday, February 17, 18, 19

MARCH

Friday – Sunday, March 3, 4, 5
Friday – Sunday, March 17, 18, 19

APRIL

Friday – Sunday, March 31, April 1, April 2
Friday – Sunday, April 14, 15, 16
Friday – Sunday, April 28, 29, 30

MAY

Friday – Sunday, May 12, 13, 14
Friday – Sunday, May 26, 27, 28

JUNE

Friday – Sunday, June 9, 10, 11

REGISTER TODAY

You can register for the workshop by calling 860 362 5230 or by emailing: Family.Wellness@mountainside.com.