family therapy benefits

5 Surprising Benefits to Family Therapy

Family support is crucial to successful addiction recovery. Unfortunately, addiction can negatively affect home life, relationships, and communication. Similarly, dysfunctional relationships at home can impact addiction. Family therapy is one way for people to reconnect, establish new dynamics, and heal together. If your family is struggling, the Santé Center for Healing can help. With inpatient…

What is Family Therapy

What Is Family Therapy and Why Should You Consider It?

You or someone you care about may get a recommendation from medical professionals to try a family therapy program. But you may be wondering, “What is family therapy?” Family therapy is a type of treatment that’s designed to help with issues that specifically affect family functioning and communication. Targeting these issues may improve the mental…

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Family Therapy Activities That Work

It’s no secret that mental health treatment can help people with mental health issues. But what about family therapy? More than helping people with family issues, it can help entire family units to function more effectively by improving communication and conflict habits. Many family therapy activities for relationship-building are also ideal additions to other treatment…

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Best Way To Talk To A Loved One About Binge Drinking

What’s the best way to talk to loved ones about binge drinking? There was only one “best way” to talk about binge drinking. Every person is different, and every family has different dynamics. It’s not easy, and as parents, none of us probably feel ready to have the conversation. Binge drinking has, unfortunately, become a…

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The Importance of Engaging Family & Friends

Each family member and friend of an addicted person has a unique relationship with drug or alcohol addiction, emotionally and behaviorally. Treating only the individual in active addiction has limited effectiveness. Santé walks alongside family and friends, recognizing the devastating impact substance use disorders have on everyone involved. We work on engaging family and friends…

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How to Stage an Intervention

With the rising drug epidemic in the United States, many families and loved ones struggling with addiction are also suffering from the consequences and pain of drug addiction. People close to those dealing with addiction disease often feel helpless and hopeless when it comes to getting help for those they care for. In these situations,…