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.
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.
Family Wellness

How to Forgive a Loved One in Addiction Recovery

It will not be easy, but forgiving your loved one for any damage, hurt, and trauma they caused during active addiction will be a step in the right direction for your own well-being. You will finally be able to move forward with your life and your own recovery.
Drug Addiction

How to Get Your Parent into Addiction Treatment

There are currently 25 million adults in the US struggling with addiction. If your parent needs help, here are important steps you can take.
Recovery

How to Help Your Teen Recover from Drug and Alcohol Addiction

When your teen is in recovery from either drug or alcohol addiction, your direct support is crucial to their long-term recovery. So, how can parents continue to help their teen in recovery while still balancing a healthy sense of normalcy within their home? Mountainside Family Wellness Manager Tina Muller addresses some of the most common concerns parents express over their teen’s recovery and how they can support their teen while rebuilding their family unit.
Family Wellness

From Humans of New York: Addiction, a Family Disease

Addiction is a disease that impacts not only the person using, but their entire family. Read the account of one family member to learn more about this dynamic.
Family Wellness

TED Talk: Why We All Need to Practice Emotional First Aid

Emotional wounds are equally as damaging as physical ones, but many do not value mental health as highly. Learn how to start practicing "emotional hygiene."
Family Wellness

Signs You Are Enabling an Addiction

It’s hard to know what to do when a loved one is suffering with an addiction to drugs or alcohol. See whether your family is offering misguided help and enabling your loved one’s addiction.
Family Wellness

Is Your Teen Drinking?

More than 190,000 people under 21 visited an emergency room for alcohol-related injuries in 2008 alone. Is your teen a binge drinker?
Family Wellness

Coping with Your Loved One’s Addiction

Addiction is a family disease that stresses the family to the breaking point, impacts the stability of the home, the family’s unity, mental health, physical health, finances, and overall family dynamics.