When a person uses opioids, it can affect how they maintain relationships and connections with family members and friends. Often, loved ones of the person are left seeking ways to cope with the stresses addiction causes in their own lives.
ReConnections is a program that offers peer-to-peer coaching and support services to family, friends, and loved ones of individuals struggling with opioid use. Our staff will work with you to begin the process of healing from the effects addiction has had on personal relationships and develop healthy boundaries.
Through our comprehensive range of services, ReConnections will help you to better understand the effects of your loved ones’ addiction and help you navigate resources for their treatment and recovery.
Additionally, staff will work with you to develop your own personal recovery strategy focused on your well-being.
- Peer-to-peer coaching
- Case management
- Educational workshops
- Family advocacy
- Wellness plan development
- Connections to 12 Step meetings and other recovery support groups
- Treatment resource information
- Information about obtaining and using Naloxone (Narcan)
- Help developing positive communications skills
The program is open to anyone residing in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean, and Salem Counties who has a loved one struggling with opioid use.
New Jersey Department of Health, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Addiction and Recovery