Young women are using drugs earlier than ever before. Parents! A look at why girls are turning to drugs and what you can do about it. Read on for more on prevention.
addiction and family
A brief look into the strong correlation between domestic violence, sexual violence, and addiction.
In this article, you’ll learn what addiction is. Then, we’ll look at what NOT to do…bail out your loved ones. Finally, I’ll guide you through the 7C’s of change. More here on how to really help a loved one. From over 30+ years of clinical experience in the field.
Sadly, there is a strong connection between bullying and drug dependence. Knowing how to stop the cycle will help save children from falling prey to addiction. Here’s what parents need to know about bullying and drug dependence.
Heroin addiction has been stigmatized over the years. In this memoir, young Sara tells how her father’s addiction problem influenced every aspect of her life. Read more here about how she managed to find understanding and forgiveness… and take the best of her father’s addiction with her as she grew up.
Are you searching for answers after an overdose? A look at how the process of grieving can transform fear to love. You are never alone.
Why do we avoid talking with our kids about weed? And how can we frame the conversation? More here on understanding how to open up the conversation about marijuana with your teen. Plus, 4 basic guidelines on how to do it.
Reflections on how we cope with the loss and grief caused by addiction…and how an invisble thread of humanity connects us through it all.
Are you prepared for ongoing talks with your kid about drugs and alcohol? Really good advice on how to get started: what tone to use, what content to discuss, and how to be sure that your message gets through.
Practical recommendations for how you can approach and cope with addiction in your family.