Parents are well aware that their teens will encounter alcohol in their high school years, if not sooner. While adults are well aware of the dangers of alcohol in general, […]
Friends and Family
The Value of Family Support Groups for Addiction
When someone is in treatment for a substance use disorder (SUD) they will probably welcome all of the support they can get. Family members can play an important role in […]
How to Find an Addiction Treatment Center for a Loved One
When a loved one agrees to accept treatment for a substance use disorder (SUD), it is truly cause for celebration. After taking this first momentous step toward reclaiming their life, […]
The Rise of Substance Use Among Teenagers
It may be confusing to parents to learn their teen, while not hanging out as much with their peers, has been engaging in substance use during the pandemic. But fresh […]
How Does a Parent’s Recovery Journey Affect Children?
People in recovery are often determined to heal the wounds caused by their former substance use disorder (SUD). Recovering parents especially want to repair damaged relationships with their children. Parents […]
How Has COVID-19 Affected Families Struggling with Substance Use Disorders?
The effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on families is profound. Because of physical distancing precautions, families have been cooped up for extended periods. Feelings of isolation only added more […]