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Family Education Series

Education & Events

For further information, please call (712) 234-2300

To help family members, loved ones, and our community better understand addiction, Jackson offers a free Family Education Series. We highly recommend all family members with a loved one involved in Jackson's services, or any individual interested in learning more about the disease of addiction, attend the series. It is free, informational, and completely confidential.

When

Tuesdays 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. (Beginning the first Tuesday of every month for four weeks)
Wednesdays 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Beginning the first Wednesday of every month for four weeks)

Where

Jackson Recovery Centers
800 5th Street
2nd Floor, Peter Waitt Education Room
Sioux City, Iowa 51101

Class Topics

Week 1: What is addiction?

  • Designations of various addictions
  • Similarities of addictions

Week 2: Codependency, problem gambling

  • What it is and isn't
  • How it affects lives
  • Are you codependent?
  • Coping with codependency

Week 3: Survival roles in an addictive family

  • Effects of addiction and gambling on the family
  • Taking care of yourself

Week 4: Readjusting: Journey to healthy living

  • How to prevent relapse of addiction and problem gambling. Available resources and options
  • Meetings and support system groups
     

No appointment is necessary. For further information, please call (712) 234-2300

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