Do the Families of Addicts Need to "Recover" Too?
Most families I work with have had a long, hard struggle helping their loved one decide to get sober and seek treatment. Many of them are just plain exhausted by the time the addict checks in to the treatment center or program and goes through early sobriety. Although the family members really need some counseling and support as well, they often just don’t have the energy to dive in right away. Some go on vacations to try and de-stress a bit, while others just do their bes