Family Wellness

Addiction takes a tremendous toll on families. Family therapy helps you and your family address how addiction has impacted your lives, allowing you and your family to begin a parallel healing process. 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.
Recovery

How to Build a Support Network

Community and connection are everything. For those in recovery, read about the importance of building a support network.
Family Wellness

Are You in a Toxic Relationship?

Who you surround yourself with can have a huge impact on your overall well-being. Find out if you're stuck in a toxic relationship and how to repair it.
Family Wellness

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 ones 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.
Drug Addiction

Why Do Some People Become Addicted While Others Don’t?

Ever wondered why one person can try drugs and be seemingly unaffected while another can become hooked after just one use?
Family Wellness

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

Clinician Matthew Fields shares what you can do if your addicted loved one refuses help, and shows you how you can manage your own needs during this situation.
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

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

All families and friends argue from time to time, but when conflict escalates into fighting, it can take a severe toll on your relationship. And chances are that if your […]
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?
Family Wellness

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

No matter how much you try, you cannot control your loved one's addiction. Remind yourself these four things to better support them.
Family Wellness

Quiz: Do You Know How to Best Help Your Loved One's Recovery?

You want to help your loved one as they battle their addiction, but knowing whether you are actually helping isn't always easy. Take this quiz to find out if your current methods are the best choices for your loved one.