Have an addicted parent and don’t know what to do? Get some practical advice here.
Teens need between 8-10 hours of sleep per night. Not only is sleep deprivation connected to addiction … it can be a sign of it. More on what parents can do for their growing kids here.
Relating to your addicted son or daughter is possible when you put love first. The most important thing for parents of addicted children to remember? YOU ARE NOT ALONE… unless you choose to be. Read more about how to relate to your addicted son or daughter here.
Are you hopelessly in love with an addict? Here is some straight talk from someone who’s been there…with 5 tips on how to take care of yourself first.
Are you afraid of talking with your siblings about their addiction? Do you suspect the situation can become even more complicated? Read more on how to plan for the discussion…and what to avoid.
People do not consciously choose to be addicts. More on the secret to understanding addiction here.
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.
A look at daily practices and strategies for managing the stress that comes with having a family member addicted to drugs or alcohol. From expert interventionist, Dr. Louise Stanger, Ed.D.
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.