The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) estimates that 12% of children in the United States live with a parent who either has a drug or alcohol dependency or abuses psychoactive substances. More on the effects of addiction on the entire family here.
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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.
Growing up in an alcoholic environment can have a lasting effect on a person, and in some cases, may only become apparent in adulthood. An article on the effects of alcoholism on the family and what you can do to get help. More here.
Is your loved one drinking too much? The experts at Allies in Recovery explain how the CRAFT model can help your family identify and intervene into alcoholic situations.
Did you grow up in a home where emotional pain was part of every day life? Here, we outline the steps you can take to let go of the pain that’s holding you back. Then, share your story at the end.
Are you and your family dealing with addiction? Does a member of your family need help for a drug problem? Maybe it is time to consider family counseling. Read the following Q&A with NGO treatment center, the Mariners Inn, to know what to expect. More here.
Do you suspect that your parents are addicts? Can you really help them overcome addiction? These and more Q&A in an exclusive interview with someone who’s been there…and back. More here.
A Q&A with Ms. Vonda Dennis on best practices in visitation monitoring for people in early recovery. Plus, tips on the benefits of using sober coaches, escorts, and companions.