At ShareHouse, women with children who are struggling to overcome addiction are provided compassionate, evidence-based residential substance abuse treatment. Clients are invited to participate in specially designed addiction group therapy with themes such as anger management, trauma, grief and loss, cognitive restructuring, life skills, family, and more. Clients also receive weekly group Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in which individuals are challenged to develop emotional regulation, stress management, and communication skills.
Research shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it’s important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.
Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.