Support Systems Homes... Family Program

Addiction and Its Impact on the Family as a Whole

Support Systems Homes has developed a Family Program to meet the needs of those who have been impacted by a loved one's alcohol or drug problem.

The goal of the Family Program is to introduce participants to the principles of recovery along with providing necessary social and emotional support. The educational component of the Family Program assists the client and family members in understanding the complicated web of addiction and its impact on the family as a whole.

Family groups meet on Saturdays at our Treatment Centers. Please call 1-800-848-8812 for group times and availability.  Family members of clients who are participating in our treatment programs are welcome to attend. 

Services include:

  • Educational/recovery support group sessions facilitated by professional counseling staff.
  • One-on-one assistance
  • Informational material
  • Referral to other support services if needed.
  • Introduction to 12 step and Alanon recovery principles


Emphasis on the following areas:

  • The Disease Concept
    • The Family Disease
    • Physical Effects of Addiction
    • Behavioral Effects of Addiction
    • Psychological Effects of Addiction
    • The Family Condition
    • Effective Communication Skills
    • Establishing Boundaries
    • Detaching with Love
    • Expectations
    • Environmental Variables

Family Program Schedule:

  • Week 1: Understand the nature of addiction, as a family disease, and how it affects each individual and the family system as a whole
  • Week 2: Acquire and practice effective communication skills and learn how to set boundaries
  • Week 3: Learn about detachment with love. Introduction to Al-Anon Family Groups. Realize that support is available as they make choices to sustain the recovery process.
  • Week 4: Exploring the role of expectations in continuing recovery


We Are Here To Help You Now
If you or someone you know is struggling with the diseases of drug addiction and alcoholism CALL US NOW. Treatment at Support Systems Homes is covered by many insurance plans, and we offer affordable rates of self-pay clients.

For confidential inquiries and admissions information, please call us at 1-888-848-8812.


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