It’s important to know where to find the right Fort Collins rehab resources. Drug and alcohol overdoses are the leading forms of preventable deaths in the U.S. Colorado recorded 959 overdose deaths in 2017, more than in any previous year and deaths have more than doubled over the last decade. Tens of thousands of Coloradans struggle with substance and alcohol use disorder, which can take a tremendous toll on everyday life, families, and community. As a national crisis, the drug epidemic is revealing sharp contrasts in those suffering from addiction and their ability to access treatment programs. Treatment centers, group meetings, and therapists are working to address this growing need for ongoing support and services that can help so many Coloradans recover and find the freedom of sobriety.
Al-Anon & Alateen Meetings
Al-Anon offers support to the families of addicts. Through understanding and group support, family members are stronger. This allows them to help addicts in their lives. An addict can be abusive and destructive within the family dynamic. Members within a family might come to believe they’ve done something wrong. They may be too afraid to speak up about their feelings. Al-Anon helps members to do the right things for themselves and for the addicts. They get positive feedback and encouragement when it really counts.
Alateen is a branch of Al-Anon designed to help the children of addicts manage. It is primarily for young adults, teens, and older children.