Category: Parent Resources

What Can a Mother Say to Her Addict Child

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Realizing your child is addicted to drugs or alcohol is a painful moment for anyone. As parents, our children are a source of…

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When to Hold an Intervention

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Today, an estimated 18.5 million Americans have a substance use disorder. That’s more than 1 in 20. Yet, less than 11% of us…

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7 Signs of Denial in an Addict

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Millions of Americans struggle with substance use disorder, colloquially known as “addiction”. Yet only a small fraction of us ever get help. For…

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How to Send a Loved One to Rehab in 5 Easy Steps 

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If your loved one is struggling with substance abuse, detox and rehab may be the best choice for them. Rehab, which often includes detox, behavioral…

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How Do I Choose the Right Rehab?

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If you’re considering going to rehab, it’s, without a doubt, a good decision. At the same time, rehab is a life-changing decision. You…

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The Effects of Mental Health Challenges on Loved Ones

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The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) states that 1 in 6 Americans, or 46.6 million of us, struggle with mental health problems. These range from…

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How to Be Supportive to Your Addict After Rehab

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Struggling with a substance use disorder can seem like the end of your life, especially for those who hit rock bottom. Rehab is…

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How Addiction Affects Relationships

You may not notice the signs at first. Your spouse habitually comes home late from work. Your teenager is evasive and can’t answer…

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Give Yourself the Gift of Sobriety During the Holidays

Give Yourself the Gift of Sobriety during the Holidays

‘Tis the season to be jolly, but for some people in recovery that is easier said than done. Rather than joy, they feel…

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What’s the difference between drug addiction and alcohol addiction?

There are two types of addicted people in a rehab facility. One is there because he is addicted to cocaine, the other is…

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