HELPING A LOVED ONE
The Essential Support Needed After Rehab for Long-Term Sobriety
What support is needed to help an individual transition from drug rehab to a sober life? Family and friends waiting for their loved one to complete rehab may forget that rehab is only the first step on that person’s journey back to lasting sobriety.
Return to Healthy Relationships in Addiction Recovery
As a person becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol, healthy relationships are left by the wayside. Why is this? We examine the effects of drugs and alcohol on relationships and what can happen when this person makes it through rehab.
How Addiction Hurts the Whole Family & How to Help
If you or someone you love is struggling with an addiction, chances are you have been experiencing some of the following issues.
Should I Wait to Do an Intervention Until After the Holidays?
No matter the time of year, only one certain time is best to do an intervention. That time is as soon as possible.
Tips for Effectively Talking to Someone About Their Addiction
When we can speak to others with kindness, compassion, and a level of understanding, we are in a much better position to help that person get better.
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?
Committing to Sobriety in 2020
The holidays are a time of celebration and merriment when we get together with family members, friends, and other loved ones. It’s also a time when coworkers gather in a more casual environment and socialize. The holidays are when we all come together and just appreciate each other more.
Recovery Can Last a Lifetime
Everyone has an opinion on the best way to get off drugs and alcohol. But some people don’t believe that anyone can break free from addiction, that addiction is a disease and one has it for life.
The Crisis of Poly-Drug Use
When people think of drug and alcohol addiction, they generally think of a heroin addict or a cocaine addict or a pill addict or an alcoholic . They associate just one type of drug or substance with the individual, as though the individual is addicted to x drug and nothing else.
What to Do (or Not Do) When Your Loved One Comes Back from Rehab
My name is Dianna and I am the Graduate Officer at Narconon New Life Retreat . Over the last 5 years, my job has consisted of staying in touch with the graduates of our program to ensure that they stay on the right track.