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Family Involvement

Your support improves treatment success

A Better Future for Your Loved One Starts Today

Call the Bryan Independence Center at 402-481-5268 to learn how to get your friend or family member help today.

Confidential information and crisis assistance is available 24-hours a day.

Research shows a higher rate of success for treatment clients who have family members actively involved in their treatment. We are committed to equipping you to be the support network your loved one needs you to be.

We offer regular workshops, providing education, tools and support for friends and family members of Bryan Independence Center clients.

Family Workshop

Research shows family involvement in a loved one's treatment increases chances for a successful outcome.

The Family Workshop offers education and support, at no cost, for those who have a friend or family member in treatment. The workshop is for family members and the loved one struggling with addiction.

Workshop Topics:

  • Addiction as a disease
  • Enabling
  • How to support recovery
  • The importance of talking about feelings
  • What to expect when the initial phase of treatment ends
  • How to access ongoing support for themselves 
  • How to appropriately be involved in the treatment and recovery process 

Workshop Times:

  • Daytime workshop - one-day program, offered every other Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Evening workshop - meets for two evenings, a Tuesday and Thursday in the same week from 5 to 8:30 p.m., and is offered every other week

Attend the Family Workshop and Make a Difference

Your loved one's participation in a group session with you and your family members provides an opportunity to practice new, healthier communication skills in a safe setting. In our exit surveys, 100 percent of family members say the Family Workshop was worth it.

To learn more and register, call 402-481-5268, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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