Forgiveness is a challenging aspect of the human experience, and for families touched by addiction, a crucial concept to navigate. Forgiveness is an essential ability when bettering a relationship after active addiction. Learn more about forgiveness and addiction recovery below.

Making Amends: How to Repair the Damage Caused by Active Addiction

Making amends is part of the 12 Step process and is beneficial to long-term recovery. Why it matters and how you and your loved one can heal from past trauma.
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.

The Importance of Forgiveness in Recovery

Forgiveness is a critical part of recovery, but forgiving those who have wronged you isn't always easy. Learn how you can embrace forgiveness and strengthen your recovery.

5 Ways to Be Happier

How do we outsmart our biology? Use the following suggestions to help replace negativity and begin sowing the seeds of happiness in your life.

How to Forgive a Loved One in Addiction Recovery

Although it can be difficult to do, forgiveness in recovery is beneficial to both you and your loved one's healing. Learn what steps you can take.
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.
Drug Addiction

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

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.