Is the Family Involvement Frequent During Drug Rehabilitation Programs?
Level with which the family involves in the process of treatment varies from one facility to another. But families do play a vital role in helping an individual getting out of the clutches of drugs. Mainly for two reasons family needs to be involved. Because the person starts living an unethical life after getting addicted to drugs, he might misbehave with his family, children, abuse his parents and do a lot of other things that might hurt the sentiments of his loved ones. The family, by forgiving him, can encourage him to take a further step towards sobriety and leading a healthy drug free life.
Family can also involve in place of every one who has been hurt by drug addict. By being involved, they can witness the healing period of the addict and encourage them by giving them faith to get better. Co-dependent behavior can be very dangerous for the addict as they might feel left out. Hence this thing should be avoided by family members. The level of involvement of family is decided by the rehab facility. Only they can rightly suggest if family involvement will be helpful to individual and his family or not.