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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.

The Connection Between Addiction and Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse and addiction are two complex issues that often go hand in hand, creating a destructive cycle that can be challenging to overcome

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Domestic abuse and addiction are two complex issues that often go hand in hand, creating a destructive cycle that can be challenging to overcome. At JourneyPure At The River, we specialize in addressing the unique needs of individuals who have experienced both trauma and substance abuse. Our goal is to provide a safe, nurturing environment … 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 to Do If You Spot Heroin Track Marks

Heroin use can be spotted by looking for track marks

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Drug addiction remains a critical challenge in our communities, with heroin being one of the most dangerous and addictive substances. One of the visible signs of heroin use is track marks, which is a telltale indicator that requires urgent attention and care. At JourneyPure at the River, we understand the complexities of addiction and are … 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.

Tips for Living with an Alcoholic Spouse

Drunk woman drinking beer while in bed.

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Living with an alcoholic spouse can be challenging and emotionally taxing. Dealing with the effects of alcoholism within a marriage requires understanding, patience, and resilience. In this blog, we will provide valuable tips and strategies to help individuals cope with the complexities of living with an alcoholic partner. Educate Yourself about Alcoholism The first step … 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 Admit You’re Addicted

Monday, February 27, 2023

How Do You Know You Are Addicted? Let’s face it, you can’t admit to anyone else that you have a problem with drugs or alcohol until you accept it yourself. The fact you are reading this blog means you probably recognize that you have a problem on some level already. Perhaps you’re already convinced but … 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.

How Do You Repair A Relationship After Addiction?

How Do You Repair A Relationship After Addiction - journeypureriver.com

Thursday, February 9, 2023

If Addiction Is Harming Your Relationships You Can Get Sober— And Repair Your Broken relationships Addiction is a devastating illness that can take a serious toll on relationships. The person struggling with addiction may have difficulty expressing their needs, they can hurt others unintentionally with the side-effects of their illness, and disappointment is a hallmark … 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

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

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.

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.

Am I a Bad Mom?

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

If you are a drinker or use drugs, you may be wondering – am i a bad mom? The truth is that you probably aren’t a bad mom, you just have a bad disease. It is a medical condition just like cancer, diabetes, heart disease, PTSD and a range of other conditions. It is chronic, … 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.

6 Common Family Roles in Addiction

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Saturday, October 29, 2022

Addiction is a family disease that affects the person in the addictive pattern, the rest of their family, and the people they surround themselves with.  Family members must endure the chaos of addiction while living with someone with a substance abuse disorder (SUD).  Dealing with the chaos can cause them to adopt coping strategies that … 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.

Is Addiction a Family Disease?

Children living with addiction in the home

Friday, October 21, 2022

When someone has a substance use disorder (SUD), their whole family can feel the effects. Often, families are stretched to the breaking point, maybe beyond, in their attempts to deal with the “problem.” Addiction can cause issues such as manipulative behaviors, fear of judgment, and anguish or guilt over its effects on the family. Why … 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.

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.

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


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