Codependency is a serious and challenging issue that requires specialized Counseling and support. Arha Rehabilitation and Social Service Centre is dedicated to providing compassionate and evidence-based Counseling and treatment for individuals struggling with this activity. Led by experienced Behavioral Modification therapists and addiction specialists, the rehab center offers comprehensive programs to address the physical, emotional, and psychological aspects of addiction of codependency. Through a holistic and personalized approach, Arha aims to guide individuals on a path of recovery healing and renewed hope for a brighter future.

Codependent relationship involving an addict and a family member can be seen when a parent permits their addictive son or daughter to reside at home without facing responsibility or consequences, as the addiction escalates and the addict’s life becomes unmanageable due to the addiction. Some parents believe they are providing essential care and acting in the best interests of their struggling loved one.

Reasons for Codependency

* By offering a comfortable living environment, they believe they are helping. However, this approach can create a situation where the addict is not held responsible, allowing the addiction to stay at is and leads to de-motivation to quit or improve their situation.

* Codependent relationship is generally unhealthy, often associated with addiction and substance use disorders.

* Codependency is marked by excessive dependence on one partner, with emotion being heavily influenced by the other person’s feelings

* While not recognized as a disorder in the DSM manual, many experts and professionals believe it should be.

* Codependency leads to controlling relationships, self-esteem issues and to the development of addictive behaviors.

* Codependency contributes to the progression and worsening of addiction.

* Codependency occurs when an addict’s behavior controls an individual who seeks approval and love from their partner, often becoming the caretaker.

* The person believes they are helping the addict but it ultimately hindered from addressing the addiction use disorder.

Signs of codependency in a relationship with an addict include:

1. Routine scarifies made by one partner
2. Feeling responsible for the addiction
3. Excessive attachment to the relationship
4. Denial of unhealthy behaviours
5. Presence of depression, guilt or shame

Codependency potentially dangerous

* Codependency can be harmful as it allows addiction to continue without consequences, preventing the realization of the need for change.
* Untreated addiction I a progressive and chronic illness that can lead to the death of the addiction and emotional breakdown for the family.