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How Love Ones Can Help

Available Trainings

Supporting Family Members of People with Problematic Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders

This training helps develop an understanding of a loved one’s experience with problematic substance use and substance use disorders. Training focusses on employing effective strategies to support family members while maintaining one’s own health and well-being.

Family Spiral

Family Spiral is a 2-evening education program for family members, friends and support persons who are concerned about someone experiencing problematic substance use, behavioural addiction or a related mental health issue.

Family Spiral is an introduction to Rideauwood’s family and parent counselling services.  Participants learn about addiction and how it affects families, while connecting with others who are experiencing concerns and challenges similar to their own. 

Rideauwood partners with

During COVID-19, Rideauwood has partnered with other agencies through CounsellingConnect to help youth, young adults and adults who are dealing with substance use issues, or other problematic behaviour such as gambling and gaming or supporting a friend/family member who is. If you are interested in a single session to explore these issues, help is just a click away.