Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 6-27, Room B223. How to Cope is a 7 session course for adults impacted by a loved one’s substance use. Participants learn about Substance Use Disorders and other addictions, recognize how their loved one’s disease is impacting their own physical and emotional wellbeing, and learn skills and strategies to restore balance in their lives.
Please read this carefully before registering. Presented by trained facilitators, the How to Cope curriculum:
-Educates participants about Substance Use Disorders (recognized by the American Medical Association as a disease) and other addictions.
-Helps participants recognize how their loved one's disease is impacting their own physical, psychological and social wellbeing.
-Teaches skills for participants to regain a healthy lifestyle and build a stronger sense of self.
-Helps participants develop skills in boundary setting, decision making, detachment and communication in order to restore balance in their lives.
-Addresses how enabling behaviors affect addiction.
-Creates an environment of support so participants feel empowered to share openly about their situation without judgment.
It is important for participants to understand that this course was developed to be most beneficial when all 7 sessions are attended. If you are unable to attend five out of seven sessions, please consider attending in future months. Registration is not complete until you have received and completed a screening phone call.
Registration instructions: Some of this data is required by our funders who seek to have demographic data about who we are serving. This funding allows us to provide services at low or no cost. Please note that if couples are registering, we need this information for each participant.