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.
Drug Addiction

How to Talk to Your Loved One About Your Addiction

Telling your loved ones that you are struggling with substance abuse can be difficult. These are some tips to help you be better prepared for this important conversation.
Drug Addiction

Addicted Babies

Every year, roughly 10,000 babies are born addicted to opioids. Their first days of life are excruciating ─ consisting of stiff limbs, tremors, extreme diarrhea, fever, irritability, and excessive crying.
Recovery

Meaningful Connections: How Relationships Can Help Lifelong Recovery

“Never make the addict feel alone,” Hari advocates. Let them know that there is support whenever they are ready. Love them no matter what.”
Family Wellness

Why You Also Matter in Your Loved One's Recovery

Navigating a loved one’s battle with addiction can be complex. Use these self-care tips to help yourself cope while supporting your loved one’s recovery.
Relationships

10 Things To Expect From a Nar-Anon Meeting

If you are a family member or friend of someone dealing with addiction, take solace in Nar-Anon support groups designed to address any concerns about their use.
Family Wellness

How the Pressure to Succeed Is Putting America’s Youth at Risk

A recent study found that teens from wealthier backgrounds are more likely to turn to drugs and alcohol. Learn how class status and addiction are linked.
Family Wellness

What Roles Are You Playing in Your Loved One's Addiction?

Addiction affects entire families. Learn the diverse ways substance abuse impacts family dynamics and see if it has caused you to assume any of these roles.
Family Wellness

What to Do When Your Partner Has a Substance Abuse Issue

When someone in the relationship is using substances, this can be very disruptive. Learn how to best support the person in need and yourself
Drug Addiction

Addiction & Recovery: Real Talk on Helping Teens Resist Drugs and Alcohol

In this video, our Family Wellness Manager, Tina Muller, shares with parents some techniques for empowering their teens to resist peer pressure to try drugs and alcohol.
Family Wellness

Four Tips for Staying Sober During the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time for those new to recovery. Learn four simple tips to help you safeguard your sobriety and help you have a safe and happy holiday.
Addiction Treatment

Addicted Moms: Hitting Closer to Home Than You Realize

Mothers have multiple responsibilities that cause many to self-medicate with alcohol and prescription drugs. Here are the best addiction treatment options for mothers with busy lives.
Recovery

Common Mistakes to Avoid in Early Recovery

Living a sober life free from addiction is empowering, but early recovery can be challenging. Here are tips to help you navigate your personal and professional life at the start of recovery.