Child Of Alcoholic Parent

1/3 of alcoholics had at least one parent in their household that was an alcoholic while they were growing up. Educating yourself about addiction is an important step in recovery. Learn more about its effects and what you can do to achieve long-term sobriety.
Drug Addiction

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren of Addicted Parents: What to Do

Grandparents are stepping in to raise their grandchildren while the parent struggles with addiction. Learn how to navigate this situation so both you and your grandchild can thrive.
Family Wellness

What to Do to Help When Your Father is an Alcoholic

Learn how to help your alcoholic dad recover and seek treatment for his addiction while also taking care of your own mental health.
Family Wellness

How Are Children Impacted by Growing Up with Alcoholic Parents?

Having an alcoholic parent puts children at higher risk of developing addiction and mental health issues in the future; learn how to thrive in adulthood.
Family Wellness

5 Do’s and Don’ts for Parents of Addicted Adults

As a parent of an adult addict, it's hard to know how to best support your child. Learn 5 tips to help them live a substance-free life
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

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

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

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?
Drug Addiction

Secrecy in Addiction

Recognizing that your loved one is struggling with addiction can be difficult. After all, those in active addiction go to great lengths to hide their substance use from those around them. Learn how to recognize the signs, common ways individuals hide their addiction, and why.