• Tips for how to help a family member struggling with addiction.

Ask the Experts – How to Help a Family Member Struggling with Addiction

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Ask the Experts How Do I Help a Loved One Struggling with Addiction? If you have a family member who has been struggling with substance abuse or dependence, it’s ...

  • Al Anon is a 12-Step group for the families of addicts and alcoholics.

Al-Anon Provides Support to the Family Members of Addicts

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Addiction 101 What is Al-Anon? Why Should I Go? Al-Anon is a 12-Step program and mutual support system for men, women and children who have a loved one who ...

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Signs That Your Parent Is An Addict

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Coping With an Addicted Parent “We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.” – Henry Ward Beecher If it was not for the guidance and influence of our parents, ...

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How to Make A New Years Resolution to Quit Drugs

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Making a New Year’s Resolution At some point in our lives we have all written down a list of personal New Year’s resolutions, looking forward to the year ahead with a sense of optimism ...

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Refusing Drugs & Alcohol at Holiday Parties

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Staying Sober During the Holiday Season One of the most important pieces involved in staying sober long-term is knowing how to identify and work through your personal relapse triggers. Depending on your personal experiences, ...

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The Truth About PTSD and Substance Abuse

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Substance abuse is often linked to other mental health disorders. It is commonly comorbid with mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety and unresolved trauma. One of the most common comorbid disorders is addiction ...

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How to Tell If Your Family Member Is Abusing Alcohol

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Alcoholism is a serious, life-threatening disease that currently affects around 15 million American adults. One of the most difficult parts of alcoholism is watching someone you love suffer at the hands of it, while ...

Holiday Relapse Prevention Planning – Staying Sober for the Holidays!

By |December 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Overcoming Addiction During the Holidays The holiday season is a time of merriment, family, and above all else - booze-fueled social events. Whether it be Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Years, alcohol is almost ...

Early Sobriety Tips – How to Avoid Thanksgiving Temptation

By |November 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you have completed a treatment program and achieved sobriety, you have much to be proud of. Going through the detox and withdrawal process from drugs or alcohol is both mentally and physically exhausting and ...