Family Program

Our Comprehensive 3 Day Family Program Includes:

Family Education

A workshop to educate families about co-dependency (co-addiction), the disease concept of addiction, and the importance of self-care. Family members will also learn coping skills, how to create healthy boundaries, and how to provide support for the recovery of their loved one without enabling their addiction.

Family Group Counseling

Helps clients and family members understand how addiction affects family relationships, and provides education and practice on assertive communication, sharing emotions, conflict resolution and identifying and addressing thinking errors.

Family Individual Counseling

Unites families with their loved ones in individual combined therapy sessions. Depending on need, sessions may be with the Family Counselor, the client's Primary Counselor, and/or our dedicated Mental Health Counselor. In addition to addressing difficult issues, including trauma and abuse, which may be difficult to discuss in a group setting, these sessions also help to incorporate family input into each client's aftercare planning (as per authorization granted by each client).

"Each addict effects on average 10 to 30 people in their close circle. The more individuals who understand the nonfunctioning family member will result in healing compassion." - Jeff Quackenbush

The Impact of Addiction

Addiction has an impact on every member of a household, from the oldest members of the family to infants.  When someone in your home has a drug or alcohol problem,

everyone feels the consequences of chemical dependence, and everyone needs help dealing with these devastating effects. 


At Rocky Mountain Treatment Center our Family Program provides counseling, education and preventive resources for families as well as the individuals. Our caring and compassionate staff focuses on many key factors during Family Program, such as:

  • Creating a home environment that supports health and sobriety
  • Building stronger, more effective relationships within the family
  • Identifying at-risk family members who may be the targets of abuse or violence
  • Reinforcing the authority of parents and guardians
  • Preventing younger generations from adopting addictive behaviors
  • Helping family members heal from the destructive effects of addiction

"The only person you are destined to become...
is the person you decide to be."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The National Institute of Drug Abuse and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
recommend family therapy be incorporated into any substance abuse treatment therapy.

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