The emotional toll that recovery takes on the family cannot be put into words. The ability to make rational decisions is virtually impossible. Making emotional decisions can have catastrophic financial consequences. We often forget that as parents, we have made promises to support the entire family – not just the patient.
I can facilitate a conversation amongst the entire family that will help everyone set boundaries and move the conversation from ‘how did we get here’ to ‘where do we go from here’.
In February 2020, Michael was a guest on “The Recovery Boys” radio show, discussing the impact of finances on families. He is also a lecturer at recovery centers across the U.S. on the topic of financial literacy and the role it plays in recovery.