Family in Recovery

September 28, 2020

Introducing New Group for Family Members

Bridging the Gaps is addressing the on-going needs of families by offering a weekly 90-minute Family Aftercare Group. Our new group is available for families seeking support as their loved ones continue into early recovery having completed residential treatment.
August 10, 2020

Family Systems Help Heal Addictions

In her book, Disentangle, When You’ve Lost Your Self in Someone Else, by Nancy Johnston, she gives a definition of the word disentangle as “to create enough emotional space between yourself and another person that you are better able to see the realities of your situation and make healthier decisions about it.”
June 11, 2020

Now is the Time: Support your loved one to seek addiction treatment before the well runs dry

Do you have a family member whose addiction has escalated during this pandemic? If so, you are not alone. Not only is the pandemic the perfect environment for addiction to grow rampant, but also the perfect time to make a change.
January 27, 2020

Resources For Families: Working through the tangles of addiction

The disease of addiction is multidimensional and complex. It wreaks havoc in the life of the addict. This disease can also viciously attack relationships of the […]
December 17, 2019

Sesame Street Speaks On Addiction

Last month, Sesame Street introduced a conversation that has become quite prevalent these days. Only, it may not be quite what you were thinking. The topic […]
November 28, 2018

Open Letter to Families That Just Checked Their Loved Ones Into Treatment

Dear Family, You have just checked your loved one into treatment, and are probably wondering the next steps. You may find yourself asking a lot of […]
August 7, 2018

How Your Relationships Can Be a Source of Light in Your Recovery

Relationships and Recovery by Sally Writes If recovery from addiction is a sunny day, there are sure to be a few clouds that try to mask […]
January 31, 2018

Addict Family Support at Bridging the Gaps in Virginia

Providing addiction support for your loved one in recovery can be challenging at times for a family. It can be difficult to know how to offer […]