During the 12-Step recovery process outlined by AA, making amends is one of the most challenging junctures in recovery. Even if patients are choosing different paths to recovery as they complete drug and alcohol detox in Stuart, amends are necessary for addressing important relationships that have been damaged by addiction or alcoholism.
At Banyan Detox, we know that making amends with family can be difficult. Yet, the challenges and pains created by addiction must be addressed for families to heal. Our South Florida treatment center offers partnerships with family therapy programs to assist in the amends process.
There is no perfect script to recite when making amends with family. The most important tip for making amends is to be genuine. Your apology must be genuine, and your repayment for the damage you have caused must be genuine as well.
A new year presents the perfect opportunity for making amends with those you have harmed with your addiction or alcoholism. Many people are more receptive to healing and personal growth in the new year.