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Addiction and Child Custody Laws in California

Addiction and Child Custody Laws in California

November 30th, 2018

Child custody worries everyone, especially when you’re dealing with addiction. What role does drug or alcohol use play in child custody cases? What relevant laws guide custody decisions in the State of California? We review here.

The Secret Of Relating To Your Addicted Parent

The Secret Of Relating To Your Addicted Parent

November 25th, 2018

Have an addicted parent and don’t know what to do? Get some practical advice here.

Here’s What Parents Should Know About Teen Crack Cocaine Use

Here’s What Parents Should Know About Teen Crack Cocaine Use

November 11th, 2018

Why would you kids experiment with crack? Peer pressure, euphoria, and increases in sociability and self-confidence. But, crack use comes with serious side effects. We explore more here.

The Secret Of Relating To Your Addicted Son Or Daughter

The Secret Of Relating To Your Addicted Son Or Daughter

November 2nd, 2018

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.

Taking Care of an Addict? 5 Tips to Love Yourself First

Taking Care of an Addict? 5 Tips to Love Yourself First

October 23rd, 2018

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.

Family Addiction Intervention | Why an Invitation Is Always Best

Family Addiction Intervention | Why an Invitation Is Always Best

October 11th, 2018

DO NOT ambush a loved one in an intervention. It will end with resentment. Instead, consider an explicit invitation. Here is how and why.

The Secret of Talking to Your Addicted Sibling (Brother or Sister)

The Secret of Talking to Your Addicted Sibling (Brother or Sister)

September 7th, 2018

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.

A New Addiction Intervention Book: INTERVIEW with Dr. Louise Stanger

A New Addiction Intervention Book: INTERVIEW with Dr. Louise Stanger

September 1st, 2018

Addiction is difficult to address. Sometimes, families try to intervene on their own…to no avail. Often, professional help is required. Dr. Louse Stanger has created a strategy to help professionals get loved ones into treatment. What are the basic tenets of the strategy? She helps provide insight here.

Help! My Underage Teen is Drinking! What Should Parents Do?

Help! My Underage Teen is Drinking! What Should Parents Do?

August 11th, 2018

It’s better to help your child learn how to address the underlying reasons for why they abuse alcohol…than to punish them for underage drinking. More on what to do if your teen shows signs of drinking issues…here.

1 Family Therapy and Addiction Problems | How Families Help Recovery

Family Therapy and Addiction Problems | How Families Help Recovery

August 7th, 2018

Integrated addiction treatment should focus on an individual AND their family environment. More on best practices in family therapy for addiction here.

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