Gateway Foundation: Impact of Substance Abuse on Relationships
Our work touches
more than just the lives of our patients, it impacts the lives of their
loved ones. One of the many examples is Debbie, who has been engaged in
the recovery community after her son successfully
completed treatment at Gateway Foundation.
In addition to
health, financial and legal consequences,
substance use can also fracture relationships. Addiction takes a toll on
more than just the person with the substance use disorder. In many cases,
families and loved ones of the
individual are also negatively impacted.
is isolating for those struggling with it and their loved ones, but
Gateway Foundation is here to make sure no one has to overcome it alone.
Our skilled staff specialize in substance use treatment for men,
and patients with co-occurring substance use disorders.
Our specialized treatment programs also include support for families and
loved ones. We treat more than just the symptoms of addiction – we treat
the whole person, which is why during treatment we take families and
loved ones into consideration.
Our treatment programs engage families in educational and therapeutic
services to support their loved one’s recovery. Through educational
programming, families and loved ones can learn about the disease of addiction, family dynamics
and ways to build a supportive relationship. Weekly visitation, recovery
support education and family counseling sessions ensure each
person touched by addiction has the greatest chance of a successful
Since 1968 our
goal has been straightforward: to help clients get their life back on
track and achieve a life of sobriety, free from drug use and symptoms of
mental illness, that is productive, socially responsible and
healthy. Gateway Foundation is the largest nonprofit treatment provider
in the country that specializes in the treatment of substance use
disorders, providing treatment for men, women, adolescents and clients
diagnosed with co-occurring mental health disorders.
Gateway's professional clinicians help thousands of individuals
successfully complete treatment by developing a personalized plan that
treats the underlying causes of substance abuse—not just addiction to
drugs or alcohol.
Call 877.505.HOPE (4673) to learn more about our treatment