FAMILY ADDICTION

Julie in Family Addiction
May 13, 2021

Ten Signs a Loved One Has an Addiction

Chances are, if you already suspect that your loved one has an addiction or substance abuse problem, then the odds are that they probably do.

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Julie in Family Addiction
May 6, 2021

My Loved One Overdosed... Now What?!

What are some practical steps a family can take when their loved one overdoses? Continue reading to find out.

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Julie in Family Addiction
March 6, 2021

How The Stigma of Addiction Ultimately Hurts Children

The stigma surrounding addiction does nothing to actually help the problem and only perpetuates the very thing it claims to oppose.

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Ren in Family Addiction
December 18, 2020

Helpful Tips for Talking To Your Son or Daughter About Marijuana

As legalization has advanced across the nation, young people increasingly see marijuana as “safe.” If it’s legal, it must be safe, right? Not so, and that’s why parents need to be prepared for an adolescent or teen son or daughter showing interest in cannabis.

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Ren in Family Addiction
November 23, 2020

How to Help an Addicted Parent

Do you have a parent who is addicted to drugs and alcohol? This challenging situation is one that more and more people are having to deal with.

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Ren in Family Addiction
October 29, 2020

Want to Be a New Father? Quit Using Alcohol First

Without much doubt, raising a healthy baby depends to some degree on both parents maintaining healthy lifestyles. When it comes to alcohol, new data suggests that BOTH the mother-to-be AND the father-to-be should abstain from alcohol in order to have a healthy baby.

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Ren in Family Addiction
October 22, 2020

Giving Birth to a Healthy Child Means Giving Up Alcohol AND Marijuana Prior to Conceiving

While much attention has been put on the use of mind-altering substances during pregnancy, new information shows that use of these substances, by either parent, before conception can impact brain development.

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Ren in Family Addiction
July 31, 2020

Addiction and Domestic Abuse—Treating Addiction Helps Reduce Abuse Statistics

Drug and alcohol addiction causes untold harm not only to those immediately affected but also to their family members and loved ones. Sadly, domestic abuse, another serious problem, often appears in the same households where addiction occurs. How can both be addressed in a way that improves the lives of all involved?

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Ren in Family Addiction
April 27, 2020

Struggling with a Drug-Using Loved One? You Have to KNOW WHEN TO DRAW THE LINE

When you’re dealing with an addicted loved one, there comes a time you have to draw a line to stop enabling and to help them stop their addicted behavior. When is the right time? How do you do it?

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Ren in Family Addiction
March 11, 2020

What is the Real Effect of the Opiate Epidemic on Children?

The children are the future of society, the guarantee that the human race will go on into the future. Protecting their health is of the utmost importance. How has the opiate epidemic affected children? And what can be done to reverse those effects?

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