How to Stop Enabling Addictive Behavior

46% of Americans have a family member or close friend who’s addicted to drugs. Watching your loved one fall victim to addiction can be extremely challenging. The last thing you want to do is see [...]

7 Tips For a Successful Drug Intervention

It can be extremely difficult watching someone you love fall victim to the chains of addiction. All you want to do is help them overcome addition; however, that’s easier said than done. Although [...]

How to Convince Someone to Go to Rehab?

According to a Pew Research Center survey (in 2017), nearly 46% of U.S. adults know a family member or close friend who is addicted to drugs or has been in the past. This staggering statistic [...]

How to Get a Loved One Help for Substance Abuse

It can be extremely difficult to watch a loved one struggle with addiction. While all you want to do is get a loved one help for substance abuse, this is easier said than done. This is because [...]

Tips For Staying Sober During the Holidays

The holidays can be the perfect time to gather together with loved ones and enjoy this special time of year. Although the holidays can be a great time to connect with family and friends, they can [...]

How to Help Someone with a Drinking Problem?

Most of us know or have heard about someone with an alcohol problem. The trouble is figuring out what to do about it. Unless you’ve dealt with addiction yourself, you’re probably asking, how do [...]

Is My Spouse an Alcoholic?

Alcohol use disorder or alcoholism is defined by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) as “an impaired ability to cease or limit alcohol consumption despite [...]

Are There Support Groups for Families of Addicts?

Although addiction affects the individual, they are not alone in their struggle. When someone struggles with addiction, it is not uncommon for them to do or say things that inflict emotional pain [...]

How is Family Therapy Used in Addiction Treatment?

Addiction is a disease. It is a chronic, debilitating illness that changes people in ways that are sometimes hard to reconcile. Alcohol and other drugs have a profound impact on the brain. Those [...]

What is Codependent Behavior?

Recovering from addiction is a complex process that requires support and guidance, both professional and from family and loved ones. However, the path to recovery is sometimes made more [...]

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