Talking about your recovery is important. Learn the best approaches and ways to speak about your life in recovery.

TALK TO YOUR FAMILY ABOUT YOUR RECOVERY

For many people, the thought of approaching a family member about addiction recovery is overwhelming. Your approach will likely change if you are currently addicted or are in recovery, but you can take any of the following steps to cultivate healthy communication habits with your family.

Talk About Recovery

TALK TO AN ADDICTED FAMILY MEMBER

When you find out that a family member struggles with addiction, then be careful and intentional about how you communicate with her. Take the following steps when you talk with this addicted loved one.

Talk About Addiction

HELP AN ADDICTED FAMILY MEMBER

Addiction affects real people; mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, brothers and sisters. The most important way to help an addicted family member is to learn how this condition affects people and to seek professional help. Recovery is a journey, and all journeys have steps.

Help Your Family

HOW ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS PROTECT YOU

Four main anti-discrimination laws protect you while you are in addiction recovery. Although the outcome for any law is decided on a case-by-case basis, recovering addicts are often considered disabled, so they are protected from employment discrimination.

ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS