Addiction is a family disease. At Sunspire Health Texas, we believe that including families and families of choice in our patients’ recovery process is integral to their lifelong success in staying sober. We offer family programming so you and your loved ones can heal together as a strong, cohesive unit that can lean on each other for support once your journey outside of treatment begins.
Sunspire Health Texas Family Therapy
Each of our patients is assigned to one of our staff family therapists. Patients meet with their family therapist once a week to discuss overarching issues that affect their full family unit. The frequency of these meetings may vary depending on the individual needs of each patient.
Family Education Program
We believe that education and communication are essential to a healthy, healing family in recovery. To support this belief, Sunspire Health Texas offers a Family Weekend once every two weeks from Saturday morning until Tuesday late afternoon.
Saturday and Sunday are dedicated to educating family members about the biology of addiction and how it affects their loved one and their actions. On Monday, patients will be united with their families for the duration of the Family Weekend to explore and share feelings, build new communication skills, learn new ways of relating to each other and challenge old thought patterns about the patient's addiction.
Family Contact and Visitation
Sunspire Health Texas offers several ways for patients to stay in touch with loved ones during treatment via phone calls, email and visitation at the discretion of their treatment team.
Families are able to visit their loved one every Sunday (after the initial five-day communication pause). Each patient is allowed a maximum of five visitors per week, and they must fill out an Approved Visitor List form before your visit.
All Sunday visitors will attend our weekly education and support program, Family Forum, from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m. Visitors have rules they must follow in order to retain visiting privileges, including no phones or cameras at the facility and no outside food allowed. Please contact us with any questions about visiting.
Want to understand how loved ones can help during treatment? Give us a call.