3. Supporting your Family Member’s Recovery


What you can do

    Learn to understand the stages of change and work with your relative no matter what stage they are at.
    Tell your relative how their substance use affects you and other family members.
    Learn effective communication strategies and how to set limits and boundaries (covered in Module 4).
    Learn how to better care for yourself (covered in Module 6).
    Seek support for yourself.

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