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Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

Repairing Relationships Broken by Addiction

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Addiction is a chronic disease that can negatively affect a person’s life and health. What many people don’t know is that addiction is a family disease. It doesn’t just make the sufferer sick, it also harms their loved ones, colleagues, and acquaintances. One of the casualties of a battle with addiction is the trail of … Continued


Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

How Safe is Medication-Assisted Treatment for Pregnant Women?

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for pregnant women living with opioid use disorders might at first sound like a risky proposition, but, for many in the addiction treatment industry, it could be just what the doctor ordered. And with nearly 88 infants diagnosed with neonatal abstinence syndrome every day, health care systems in Kentucky are taking measures to … Continued


Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

What Are Track Marks on Arms?

woman with track marks on arm

Monday, April 13, 2020

The vast majority of drug users do not begin their drug use by injecting drugs, rather it usually takes some time for them to reach that point (if ever). Part of this is because drug users do not need to get that high that quickly when they first start out using, or even near the … Continued


Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

Can a Marriage Survive Drug Addiction?

Can a Marriage Survive Drug Addiction_

Friday, April 10, 2020

Drug addiction has become one of the most prevalent public health problems in the United States, with millions of people abusing them on a daily basis. Marijuana, prescription drugs, opioids, and cocaine are some of the most commonly abused drugs in America, causing serious problems within the lives of many, including married couples.  Regardless of … Continued


Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

How to Stop Enabling an Addict

Friday, January 24, 2020

Addiction is a tough disease — both for the person with the problem, as well as their friends and families, who may feel helpless in their ability to keep a loved one out of harm’s way. Though addictions only affect the addict themselves on a physical level, the ripple effects of drug or alcohol abuse … Continued


Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence

domestic violence and substance abuse

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Substance abuse and domestic violence are two extremely common issues that Americans experience today. For some, both substance abuse and domestic violence occur simultaneously, making for an even more stressful and destructive experience.  Types of Domestic Violence Domestic violence is not just limited to getting hit or being called names. It is a much more … Continued


Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

What Addiction Does to Families

Family

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Families who have one or more people experiencing a substance use disorder know just how impactful this disease can be both on their loved ones and themselves. They understand the pain, heartbreak, and resentment that can develop in the face of this insidious disease. They also know that as long as a substance use disorder … Continued


Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

Can a Drug Addict Be Forced Into Rehab?

mother trying to force daughter into rehab

Monday, November 11, 2019

When you have a loved one who is addicted to drugs, watching him or her spiral out of control can be the most heartbreaking thing you ever experience. The impact that addiction can have on you simply as a bystander can be so immense that you will do anything just to make it stop. There … Continued


Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

What To Do When Your Spouse Has an Addiction

what to do when your spouse has an addiction

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Married couples know that having a spouse is not always a walk in the park. Of course, most married couples share a strong bond fueled by the love they have for one another, but that does not mean they are immune from adversities in their marriage. They may experience stress related to unemployment or having … Continued


Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

How to Be a Better Parent in Recovery

Parents In Addiction Recovery

Friday, November 10, 2017

Recovery from addiction isn’t something that just ends when you finish rehab or the day you move out of your sober living facility. It’s a lifetime journey, one that is just getting started. And if you’re a parent, one of the more pressing issues in your mind might be, “How do I parent well, now … Continued


Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

Types of Alcoholics

5 Types of Alcoholics

Thursday, November 2, 2017

More than 14 million American adults struggle with the disease of alcoholism. This disease tears through friends and families at a rate almost unimaginable. In today’s world, if you are not struggling with alcoholism on a personal level, chances are you know someone who is. But did you know that there are different types of … Continued


Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

Family Programming: Reconnection

family addiction therapy

Friday, September 29, 2017

When Jill R. finished her first day of family programming at JourneyPure at the River, she needed an outlet for her emotions so she poured her heart into a journal, easily filling five pages. “I had to do that for my own self-healing,” she said. It’s been a challenging year for Jill and her son, … Continued


Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

The Best Prevention Strategy: Talk to Your Kids

Addiction and Teens

Thursday, June 8, 2017

When it comes to underage drinking, prevention is the best strategy. Educating adolescents about the dangers of alcohol abuse is critical, as more than 80 percent of youth ages 10 – 18 say parents are the biggest influence in their decision to drink or not. Adolescence can be a challenging time and unfortunately, alcohol can … Continued


Family Resources for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse

If your family member or friend has an issue with drug or alcohol abuse, you can learn all about it here. In these blogs, you can find the signs of substance abuse, mental health issues and how you can help them get the best help possible.

Letting Go Of Toxic Relationships: Part 2

Addiction and relationships

Monday, April 24, 2017

Previously, we looked at common types of toxic relationships that can threaten your recovery, especially in the first few months after treatment. Now that you have an idea of what kinds of people might serve as roadblocks to your sobriety, we’ll look at some strategies for letting go of these relationships. It’s important to keep … Continued


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