Continuing Care: A Parent’s Guide to Your Teen’s Recovery from Substance Abuse
- Online Tool
- Scientifically Informed
This online, interactive guide addresses families’ questions about how to best support their teen’s recovery following substance abuse treatment or being in an environment that requires abstinence. Once a child returns home from such a program, many parents may feel uncertain and ill-prepared in terms of what to expect from their child, and how to support effective aftercare. The website offers insights on how parents can set realistic expectations for their child’s recovery, including how to help them adapt to their new environment in sobriety, how to avoid the people, places and things that can trigger relapse, and what to do if relapse occurs.