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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.

The Secret To Understanding Your Addicted Spouse

The Secret To Understanding Your Addicted Spouse

July 12th, 2018

People do not consciously choose to be addicts. More on the secret to understanding addiction here.

How Can I Explain Going To Rehab To My Boss?

How Can I Explain Going To Rehab To My Boss?

June 21st, 2018

A how to guide for discussing substance use disorders and going to rehab with your boss. Signs of a problem…plus tips on how to have The Big Talk. More here.

1 How Can I Explain Pill Addiction to My Child?

How Can I Explain Pill Addiction to My Child?

June 2nd, 2018

Discussing about your pill addiction to your child can sometimes bring fear and stress? Learn how to bring these news with calm.

How Can I Explain Drug Addiction To My Employer?

How Can I Explain Drug Addiction To My Employer?

May 8th, 2018

It is not an easy task to discuss a sensitive subject such as addiction with your boss. How do you start the conversation? Read here how you can safely present the news about your drug addiction problem to your employer.

Understanding the Psychology Behind Social Media Addiction: How And When Should Parents Limit Online Time?

Understanding the Psychology Behind Social Media Addiction: How And When Should Parents Limit Online Time?

May 25th, 2017

Is your teen engaging on social media in an addictive way? Professional support can identify and address the underlying causes. We review what YOU can do as a parent here. Your questions are welcomed at the end.

6 6 common questions people ask addicts in recovery

6 common questions people ask addicts in recovery

March 13th, 2017

Are you new to recovery? Prepare yourself! These are some of the difficult – and ignorant – questions people might ask you in addiction recovery.

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.

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.

When does an intervention work for a drug addict or alcoholic?

When does an intervention work for a drug addict or alcoholic?

September 11th, 2016

Do you view addiction interventions as opportunities to “gang up” on an addicted loved one? Here is why interventions, if done right, are exactly the opposite of an ambush!

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