Family Program Workshop Schedule

The three-day family program is a patient-initiated workshop, integrating the family and patient together Wednesday through Friday afternoon.


  • 9:30-11:30 a.m. Introductions and orientation to workshop and family systems theory, followed by lecture and discussion of disease of addiction, how addiction affects the brain, and the history of drugs.
  • 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
  • 1:00-3:00 p.m. Lecture and discussion topics on family systems, communication patterns and styles, AA/NA/Al-anon history, codependency, and an introduction to the genogram concept.
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m. Al-Anon Meeting


  • 9:30-11:30 a.m. Group Family Therapy
  • 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
  • 1:00-3:00 p.m. Group Family Therapy


  • 9:30-11:30 a.m. Group Family Therapy
  • 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Lunch Break  (patients and family members) Lunch onsite provided by Lakeview
  • 1:00-3:00 p.m. Aftercare Presentation and Relapse Prevention, includes information on sober living, IOP, the importance of following up with medical, AA/NA

There will be scheduled off-site visits from 3:15-5:15 p.m. on Friday, unless the family’s schedule doesn’t permit it or if the patient is leaving over the weekend. In those cases, the off-site visit will be on Thursday.

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