Finding out that a loved one is struggling with addiction can stir up a thousand seemingly unanswerable questions.
On this week’s episode I will be talking with Chris O’Connor of Rebound Brooklyn, an abstinence based recovery program in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Chris, a returning guest to the show, will once again draw upon his personal struggles with addiction to help us answer some of the most frequently asked questions from family members and friends about addiction.
Despite coming from a privileged background and loving family, Christopher spent many years in active addiction and he has been a resident at numerous treatment centers nationwide. In active recovery himself, he is intimately aware of the devastating effects of addiction – not only on the person, but also on the entire family system. Christopher is open about his own recovery and his willingness to share details about his own story with clients is often very helpful for others.
Chris frequently lectures about ‘The Effects of Addiction On Family Dynamics’ in the New England area for the company Family Healing Strategies.
A writer, he also pens stories and articles about recovery related topics in publications such as: