Addiction Forum Question

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Nan R A Mom From NJ

Am I enabling my son by paying his rent while he is in an outpatient program? He was fired for no show. I do not give him any cash and

Enabling
Olivia K Rely on his therapist in the outpatient program when it comes to helping with finances. Ask if there is a plan in place for him to work towards independence. You might choose to set a boundary that going forward, you need to verify with his treatment team that he is actively working on recovery before paying his rent. It really helps to have the security of being guided by professionals.