Healing the Family After Addiction

  Healing the Family After Addiction Healing the family damage of addiction can feel overwhelming to everyone. Each loved one will have suffered from active addiction with their own particular struggles and emotional pain. And, no two family members will have had the same reactions although they shared many situations and events. Each Family Member [...]

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Fentanyl Addiction – Becoming More Dangerous by the Day

Fentanyl Addiction – Becoming More Dangerous by the Day   Fentanyl addiction is nothing to mess around with and for good reason. This has been dubbed one of the deadliest drugs a person can do today, and it looks like it’s not going to slow down anytime soon. So, what do you need to know [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|Blog, Prescription Drugs, Rebuilding Families and Addiction Recovery|Comments Off on Fentanyl Addiction – Becoming More Dangerous by the Day

Family Dysfunction and the Holidays with a Disengaged Family

Family Dysfunction and the Holidays with a Disengaged Family Family dysfunction and the holidays can be a volatile mix. They can also be the fertile ground for traumatic memories and other symptoms of unresolved painful experiences. Also, depression and anxiety typically escalate for those of us prone to them, and addiction issues can escalate. All [...]

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Building Solid Rehabilitation Aftercare

Building Solid Rehabilitation Aftercare Building solid aftercare starts as soon as we begin rehab. It doesn't make any sense to go through that process and end up right back where we stared from. Although rehabilitation aftercare comes after discharge, it is not at all optional. It's not an added extra. Aftercare makes the difference between [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Blog, Rebuilding Families and Addiction Recovery|Comments Off on Building Solid Rehabilitation Aftercare

Family Time and Alone Time

Family Time and Alone Time If you are attending an addiction rehab center or overcoming your addiction in any way, you need to consider how you spend your time. There are many people who go to addiction treatments that also have family responsibilities. If this is the case for you, you may need to consider [...]

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Your Family – Being Part of it, Without Drowning in It

Your Family – Being Part of it, Without Drowning in It   Chances are, your family is a big part of your life. They are who you connect with, spend time with, the people who have been there with you through everything, and the ones you want to get away from the very most. They [...]

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Parenting with a Substance Addiction – Why it can’t Work

Parenting with a Substance Addiction – Why it can’t Work   If you’re parenting with a substance addiction, you probably think you’re doing fine. After all, your kids are growing, right? They aren’t really sick, right? Everyone seems to be going about life alright, don’t they? These are outward appearances, and they can be pretty [...]

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Effective Recovery Support Strategies

Effective Recovery Support Strategies For those who want to help a recovering addict, effective recovery support strategies abound. Recovery support strategies for affected others are plentiful. Recovery strategies develop from the needs of the individual, based in sound recovery approaches. Support is just that: support. Sometimes, it's easier to define what isn't helpful: bullying, nagging, [...]

By | August 21st, 2016|Blog, Rebuilding Families and Addiction Recovery|Comments Off on Effective Recovery Support Strategies

Paying For Rehab – How to make it Work

Paying For Rehab – How to make it Work   Paying for rehab is a little like buying a car that you’ll never get to drive. It’s not always a tangible thing, but when you’re measuring your recovery journey, and the life it can give you, it’s something that matters so much in the big [...]

By | July 30th, 2016|Blog, Rebuilding Families and Addiction Recovery, Rehab|Comments Off on Paying For Rehab – How to make it Work

Supporting A Loved One By Caring For Yourself I

Supporting A Loved One By Caring For Yourself Supporting a loved one by caring for yourself isn't selfish, it isn't greedy or insensitive. Caring for yourself involves getting support for your physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual well-being. It's a tall order because we always neglect taking care of ourselves due to lack of time and [...]

By | July 10th, 2016|Blog, Rebuilding Families and Addiction Recovery|Comments Off on Supporting A Loved One By Caring For Yourself I