Addiction Fundamentals for Family and Friends

Addiction Fundamentals for Family and Friends


This 10-week class is designed to support individuals that have a loved one struggling with a substance use disorder. Participants will receive education on addiction, co-dependency, trust, enabling and communication. Attendees will gain an understanding of addiction, as well as learning ways to cope, set appropriate boundaries, and assertiveness skills.

Topics covered will include:
• Addiction: The Disease Concept
• Family Roles
• Communication
• Healthy Boundaries (Enabling and Loving Detachment)
• Trust and Understanding Steps 1-3
• Guilt and Shame
• Healthy Relationships/ Communication
• Mental Health Symptoms and Addiction

Participants are required to attend from the first or second class of each 10-week session. New registrations will close after the second class.

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$5 per session.


Pine Rest Traverse City Clinic
1050 Silver Drive
Traverse City, MI 49685

Registration Required

Open to all friends and family of those who are struggling with substance abuse or on the road to recovery. For more information, please call the Traverse City Clinic at 231.947.2255.

For more information or to register for the Addiction Fundamentals for Family and Friends class, please call 866.852.4001 or 231.947.2255