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How Do Dysfunctional Families Fuel Addiction?

How Do Dysfunctional Families Fuel Addiction?

June 28th, 2017

A look into the ways dysfunction is created around addiction…and how children in family systems take on roles they keep for life. Plus, insight into how we can reintegrate and heal after dysfunction. Hope here for treatment and healing.

Co-addict recovery: Is it time to get help for co-addiction?

Co-addict recovery: Is it time to get help for co-addiction?

June 2nd, 2017

Being addicted to anything is cry for help. Here, we challenge anyone struggling with co-addiction to change. Are you choosing pain over a new life?

How to accept addiction and live with or without an addict

How to accept addiction and live with or without an addict

May 5th, 2017

How can you live with an addict and plan for change? A practical exercise to create a path for a positive future, whatever that future may hold.

2 A Call to Revise Family Roles in Addiction: Treating Individuals First

A Call to Revise Family Roles in Addiction: Treating Individuals First

April 9th, 2017

A call to clinicians to re-think how we work with individual family member’s struggles and needs during treatment. Why not drop preconceived expectations to see the person in front of us? Would that help us work with them more effectively? An exploration here.

6 Leaving an addict boyfriend or husband

Leaving an addict boyfriend or husband

March 10th, 2017

Why do you stay? A personal story about what can happen when you FINALLY decide to leave an addict.

Substance abuse and aging: Are my retired parents addicted?

Substance abuse and aging: Are my retired parents addicted?

March 2nd, 2017

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!

Can functional addicts change?

Can functional addicts change?

February 27th, 2017

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.

Spotting a gambling problem: How families can identify the main signs

Spotting a gambling problem: How families can identify the main signs

February 26th, 2017

A clear explanation on how to spot a gambling problem in a loved one, from someone who’s been there. More on signs to look for – and what to do – when you suspect a family member has a gambling problem.

5 Understanding superego and your loved one’s addiction

Understanding superego and your loved one’s addiction

January 24th, 2017

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.

1 Playing the Self-Blame Game: Am I responsible for my teen's addiction?

Playing the Self-Blame Game: Am I responsible for my teen’s addiction?

January 23rd, 2017

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.

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