What can you do when you have a parent who has a problem with alcohol? We review some practical tips for children of alcoholics here. And invite your comments and feedback at the end.
Self-sabotage is a frequent barrier to those seeking addiction treatment and comes in many forms. So what’s the role of honest in addiction treatment? We explore here.
If you are in a relationship with an addict (or are an addict yourself) and children are involved, you may need to deal with consequences into the next generation. Six (6) things you can do for a child living in an addicted home here.
The purpose of a Change Analysis in substance abuse treatment is to try to open up an honest conversation about what is really going in the mind of those we are trying to help. More about what a Change Analysis involves, and major points of discussion here.
When a person supports, enables, becomes addicted to, and/or loves an addict, they are making a choice on a subconscious level. They are choosing to invest their life and well-being into someone else’s. This is where co-addiction meets codependency. More here.
Choosing a residential rehab can be confusing, frustrating and overwhelming. But knowing the right questions to ask can help alleviate the guess work and lead to an informed decision. More on how to prepare for residential rehab for substance abuse.
Alcoholism affects entire families, not just a single individual. So what are some common traits of children of alcoholics? And what treatment options exist for those who grew up in alcoholic homes? We review here.
As the child of an addict you have to balance the instinct and desire to trust your parents with the understanding that they are creating a false reality to support their disease. How can you live your own life and your own truth when you are surrounded by denial? Start getting to know your own truth today!
Need some help through the holidays? You’re not alone. Here we offer you 7 spiritual tips for staying sane (and sober) through the holidays. For people in recovery…and beyond!
How can you get out of a co-addictive relationship? More on how to change your thought processes and change your life here.