La Hacienda provides a three-and-one-half day program for patients and family members to attend to gain insight in the disease process and how it impacts the family unit. Whenever appropriate, each patient is encouraged to have family members participate in the family program.
Our primary goal is to help each member acquire knowledge about chemical dependency issues, gain an understanding of how he/she has been personally affected by this disease, to improve communication skills, and to begin behavioral change.
The educational/process group format provides information on:
The Family Program is available to all patients and is scheduled at a time when therapeutically indicated for the patient. La Hacienda also provides weekly Family Support Groups in each outreach office in Texas.
- other drug addictions
- family dynamics
- relapse prevention