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.
What are some practical steps a family can take when their loved one overdoses? Continue reading to find out.
The stigma surrounding addiction does nothing to actually help the problem and only perpetuates the very thing it claims to oppose.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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?