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When is an Intervention Necessary?

By |July 19th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

How to Help an Addict Tips for How & When to Stage an Intervention Do you have a family member or a close friend who has been struggling with severe drug or alcohol addiction? ...

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

By |June 14th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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 ...

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Signs That Your Parent Is An Addict

By |February 12th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 Tell If Your Family Member Is Abusing Alcohol

By |April 8th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 ...

Promising Research Could Change the Way We Treat Binge Eating & Obesity

By |May 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

New research published in Addiction Biology could explain the mechanism behind binge eating, which is closely linked to obesity. Obesity is a growing global epidemic, and many developed countries, such as the United States, offer “obesogenic environments” ...

5 Do’s and Don’ts of Talking to Your Loved One About Their Addiction

By |May 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you suspect your loved one has a substance use problem and is in denial about it, bringing up the topic can feel awkward or even frightening. Defensiveness is the default response to such conversations ...

5 Reasons Why You Should Participate in Your Loved One’s Treatment

By |April 29th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The impact of substance abuse is varied and complicated. Family dynamics often contribute to and feed into the disease of addiction, which is why addiction is often called a “family disease”–and why it’s so important ...

Experts Critical of Congress’ Response to Opioid Epidemic

By |April 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Congress is at work on next phase of its response to the opioid epidemic, but according to experts, their response is failing to deliver compared to the scope of the crisis, especially when it comes ...

HOW TO TALK TO YOUR LOVED ONE ABOUT THEIR ADDICTION

By |February 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

If you have a loved one who is struggling with drug or alcohol abuse, you likely know how difficult it can be to confront them about it. Perhaps you’ve tried having a conversation in the ...