TIPS FOR PARENTS
How to Do the Hard Work of Saving an Addicted Person’s Life
It’s extremely common for an addicted person to refuse offers of rehab. So how can you save their life? By approaching this challenge in the right way, it is possible to get them to say “Yes.”
Talk to Young People About Drugs and Alcohol
With new findings suggesting drug use is more dangerous for youths now than ever before, parents must do everything possible to prevent their kids from experimenting with mind-altering substances. This effort begins by having conversations with kids, and by helping them understand why they should avoid using drugs.
Why Locking Up Drugs and Alcohol Could Save a Loved One’s Life
To prevent your home from becoming a source of addictive substances for a young person or susceptible family member, it’s important to know all the types of drugs that should be locked away and where someone might be looking for them.
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.
A Letter to the Mother Whose Child is Struggling with Addiction (from Someone in Recovery)
I know times are tough right now but please, hang in there, Mama.
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.
Quarantined with Someone in Recovery? What YOU Can Do to Help Them Stay Sober
This is a difficult time for a lot of people. Unemployment is at record levels, and a health crisis is spreading across America. For those in recovery, tensions are likely quite high. What can you do to help your loved one stay sober?
Why Family and Friends Can Make or Break Sobriety for a Person in Recovery
So your friend or loved one has completed rehab. Now what? You might be surprised at the many ways you can help. In fact, MORE than just help. You might be the deciding factor in whether they succeed in sobriety or not!
How Do You Help Your Son or Daughter Stay Sober After Rehab?
Before a son or daughter gets into rehab, parents worry about an overdose. After a son or daughter completes rehab, parents worry about a relapse. What can YOU do, as a parent, to ensure your son or daughter has a healthy and relapse-free life?