A brief guide for how to discuss painkillers and their misuse with teens.
A look into what drug-addicted parents may be thinking, from someone in the field.
Are you ready to move forward in your life but don’t know how? Maggie Harmon explains how repentance, forgiveness, and boundaries can get you there.
How can you change tactics when one approach is not working for your child? Some good, quick advice for parenting an addict here.
Is it time to seek treatment for your child, or not? Learn about the differences between normal teen behavior and teenage drug or alcohol addiction here, with a section for your questions at the end.
How can you overcome fear–based thinking when living with an addict? How positive action can help you in the short and long term here.
Is it possible to help your boyfriend quit drugs? You cannot force anyone to change. Here are 7 things to keep in mind when the man you love is addicted to drugs and needs help.
You’ve found evidence your child has been using. What do you do? Here are the first three (3) ways any parent can take action. More from Dr. Laurence M. Westreich, M.D. and author of A Parent’s Guide to Teen Addiction here.
More on good parenting practices to avoid pitfalls that occur in normal teenage development cycles.
You can heal the wounds of family addiction. In this article, I’ll walk you through the process of forgiveness and share a step-by-step method that has worked for me.