You have just gone through the battle of fighting active addiction and your kid has decided to get clean and sober. We have compiled a list from various parents of the top ten ways they were able to support their child’s recovery.
If you've chosen to stay at a rehab aftercare facility to complete your transition back into the world, one aspect that can be both challenging and rewarding is the social aspect of the home. You may be excited to meet others with whom you share common challenges, or scared by the prospect of living in such close proximity to other people. Your feelings are completely normal. If you follow a few guidelines, you can make the most of your social experience while completing your transitional housing for drug or alcohol addiction.
A MOTHER'S COURAGE TO SAY "NO"
When I first came to Al‑Anon, I felt as though I had finally found a group of people who really understood my struggle. It was such a relief to know they understood my emotional language, not just intellectually, but experientially as well. I felt heard, and never judged. I was encouraged to begin working the Steps and find a Sponsor. It was a great place to start. I felt I had a strong relationship with my Higher Power, and as I began working Step One, that miracle of getting the guidance I needed came to me one day. My daughter, who desperately wanted to come home to live with me after treatment, simply did not understand why my answer was “no.”