First Responses for Families


“First Responses for Families” is a free PDF resource that aims to help families navigate the challenges of supporting a loved one with addiction or dependency.

It examines the three key responses that family members of those struggling with addition need—be prepared for emergencies, minimize deterioration, and establish healthy goals—and offers strategies and helpful points to consider for moving forward.


What’s Inside

  • Introduction
  • Response One: Be Prepared for Emergencies
  • Response Two: Minimize Deterioration
  • Response Three: Establish Right Goals
  • Conclusion