Family Wellness

Addiction takes a tremendous toll on families. Learn how to rebuild healthy relationships and support your loved one through family wellness.
Family Wellness

Addiction: The Family Disease

If you've never experienced it, addiction can be difficult to understand. Clinician Lisa Westerson explains how addiction impacts the family.
Family Wellness

Q&A: Why Addiction Recovery Is a Parallel Process for Individuals and Families

When one person struggles with addiction, everyone in their circle may be impacted, but how?
Family Wellness

How Forgiveness Can Help You and Your Family Heal

Having trouble forgiving a loved one struggling with addiction? Clinician Gabrielle Wynschenk analyzes how and why forgiveness is such a powerful force.
Family Wellness

Why Your Loved One Using Again Is Not the End of the Road (And What You Can Do)

Is your loved one struggling with substance abuse? Recovery Coach Rick Lepkowski shares why it is important to take care of your own well-being as well.
Family Wellness

Are You in a Toxic Relationship?

Who you surround yourself with can have a tremdendous impact on your overall well-being. Family Wellness clinician, Bruce Dechert is sharing how to spot when you are stuck in a toxic relationship and how to repair a fractured bond.
Alcohol

How to Tell if Someone is Drinking Too Much and How to Help

Learn the warning signs of alcoholism and what you can do to get your loved one the help they need
Drug Addiction

What Do I Do If My Parent Is Struggling with Addiction?

Coping with a mother or father who has an alcohol or drug problem can take a physical and emotional toll on your well-being. Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Alexandra Helfer, shares how to start prioritizing yourself to help your loved one.
Family Wellness

What to Do if Your Loved One Won’t Get Help for Their Addiction

The only thing more difficult than seeing a loved one struggle with drugs or alcohol is having them decline help for their addiction. Clinician, Matthew Fields shares what you can do if your addicted loved one refuses help.
Alcohol

5 Things I Learned From My Dad's Addiction to Alcohol

It may not seem like it right now, but things can end up "OK."
Family Wellness

Fair Fighting Rules: How to Communicate Better with Your Loved One in Recovery

Families argue from time to time, but when conflict escalates into fighting, it can take a severe toll on your relationship. Next time you find yourself in an argument, implement these fair fighting rule and start communicating better.
Alcohol

Shia LeBeouf’s new movie “Honey Boy” hit close to home for this child of an alcoholic

Turns out I have a whole lot in common with Shia Lebeouf. Who would have thought?
Family Wellness

Four Things to Remember if Your Loved One is Struggling with Addiction

It's difficult to know what to do when someone you love is struggling with substance abuse. Learn how you can better combat your loved one's drug or alcohol use while taking care of yourself.