The Family Program in Boynton Beach and Ft Lauderdale is available to all clients and their families while in treatment. Group and individual discussion and education focuses on understanding the impact of alcoholism and drug abuse on the individual and their family, learning the effects of healthy communication, and introduction to 12-Step philosophy for the family.
Additionally, families will be educated regarding enabling, relapse prevention, and understanding the physical, mental, and spiritual effects of addiction on the entire family system.
The family program typically includes education, family discussion with a clinician and group discussion. Lunch is also provided. The family program is held three times a month, but is available anytime to individual families by appointment.
While clients are in treatment at The Beachcomber, their families are encouraged to avail themselves of the Outpatient Family Program to learn more about:
- The physical, mental and spiritual effects of addiction on family systems
- The effects of healthy family communication skills
- Relapse prevention
- 12-Step philosophy for the family