Family Resources

July 7, 2017
Naloxone Empowers Family

Naloxone Empowers Family Members and Friends To Be First Responders

Opioid addiction is becoming so widespread it is living on the streets, in our parks, on our beaches, and in our restaurants. Drug addiction is no longer something that happens on dark corners, in alley […]
June 15, 2017
dysfunctional family

Which Role Did You Play In Your Dysfunctional Family System?

Many children who grow up to develop a chemical dependency on drugs and alcohol grew up in a dysfunctional home. Dysfunctional homes don’t necessarily have to be abusive, addicted, or alcoholic. On the outside, a […]
April 12, 2017

You Still Need To Work On Your Emotional Recovery If…

Emotional recovery is a part of recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Being emotionally recovered is essential to staying clean and sober. You’re A Stress-ball: Everyone experiences stress and everyone handles stress a different way. […]
April 10, 2017

3 Important Tips For Supporting Your Loved One In Treatment For Addiction And Mental Health

You’ve worked hard as the family member or loved one of somebody struggling with addiction to get them into treatment. Now that they are there, the real work begins. Each day you will be presented […]
March 21, 2017

5 Amazing Things About Family Therapy You’re Going To Love

Addiction and alcoholism are often described as family diseases. Though there may be only one addict or alcoholic, everyone is involved and affected. Addiction and alcoholism can be like torrential storms, destructive tornadoes, and painful […]
January 17, 2017

Opioid ‘Poisoning’ on Rise for Teens

It’s a short distance from seventeen to eighteen. One a beloved child turns eighteen, they are under adult jurisdiction for legal care, medical care, and treatment. According to a new study in JAMA Pediatrics, there […]
June 28, 2016
healthy boundaries

Saying “No” and Other Boundaries

“No.” Did you know that is a full sentence? “No” with a period is a two-letter sentence. One small word makes one big statement. Learning to use this powerful message-sender appropriately can help you to […]
June 24, 2016
Drug Policy Reform

Legalization Vs. Medicalization Vs. Decriminalization: Understanding Drug Policy Reform

The world is in a state of crisis when it comes to figuring out how to approach the problem of drugs. At the core is a very dire issue: saving lives. In some areas, death […]
June 22, 2016

Spotting Manipulative Behaviors

Manipulation is everywhere. At the core, it is the basis of our communication system. Essentially, we manipulate sounds to express thoughts and form words. We then use those words to create sentences to communicate ideas, […]