Relapse and Fear For families with loved ones in recovery from addiction, the R-word is a very scary word. Family members typically fear relapse because they make sense of it as a disaster or failure
We know that having authorship over one’s life is the only way to attain meaning and purpose in one’s life. We also know that the best way to stave off addiction is by leading a
In part 2 of this series on supporting families affected by a loved one’s addiction, Cathy Patterson-Sterling highlights the the second of her five greatest wishes for families – maintaining healthy boundaries.
By Cathy Patterson-Sterling, MA, RCC Director of Family Services Sunshine Coast Health Center In this video Cathy talks about the importance of boundaries which is crucial to self care, particularly for family members who are
By Cathy Patterson-Sterling, MA, RCC Director of Family Services Sunshine Coast Health Center In this video, Cathy recommends setting boundaries as a way of fostering resilience. Families of people in recovery need to ask themselves