Supporting Recovery Without Enabling
Article from SMART Recovery by A. Thomas Horvath, PhD.
According to A. Thomas Horvath, PhD., "When we care about individuals who are trying to overcome addictions, we often face dilemmas in how best to help them. For instance, if I help someone by providing money for some critical need, am I supporting recovery by preventing some degree of “disaster”? Or am I just shielding the person from negative consequences that might motivate lasting behavior change?"
This article will identify some things to consider when facing that kind of decision.