Are you worried that your teen is exhibiting signs of a mental health problem? Here is how you can recognize Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) in your teen.
Why do you stay? A personal story about what can happen when you FINALLY decide to leave an addict.
Are you worried that a parent or grandparent may be slipping into an addiction? Signs of addiction in older people can be identified…and treated! Expert Interventionist Dr. Louise Stanger will show you how…HERE!
How can you keep the brain growing and avoid negative patterns as you age? A “How To” article from Dr. Louise Stanger provides practical answers here.
If someone is really “good” at being an addict, do they ever really need to change? More on how you can cope with a functional addict who never really “hits bottom” here.
Addiction is described as a defensive strategy to avoid feeling helpless or powerless. How can understanding the idea of “the superego” help you understand your addicted loved one better? More here.
When dealing with addiction, it doesn’t help to think about what you did wrong as a parent. Instead, read here about proactive ways you can help your teen in addiction recovery.
Spending the Holidays in a family with alcohol or drug problems can bring on stress, depression or melancholy. But does it have to be so? Learn how you can create a holiday season that allows you the happiness you deserve, here.
If you cannot let go, leave, or change an addict… you are stuck in a loop! More here on how to break free and live the life you want. With a section at the end for you to share more about your own situation.
In this article, Dr. Walton discusses the role families play in the maintenance and treatment of addiction. Yes, our family systems can PERPETUATE addiction! More information here.