Is Addiction a Family Disease? If you or a loved one in your family is suffering from addiction, the impacts of the disease ripple throughout the entire family. It can extend to members of the family young and old, healthy or suffering, sober or not sober. In order to truly heal from the disease of… Continue reading Is Addiction a Family Disease?
What You Can Learn from Ben Affleck’s Addiction Struggle In a recent article by the New York Times, Ben Affleck opened up about his struggles with addiction. It is a reminder that addiction known no bounds and can cause profound effects to anybody, including movie stars. In addition, Ben Affleck’s story can serve as a… Continue reading What You Can Learn from Ben Affleck and his Addiction Struggle
Over the past couple years, “wine mom culture” has become quite trendy. You may have seen it on display while shopping at major retail stores, plastered across your social media feed or even picking up your kids from school. Graphic t-shirt with witty phrases and internet memes that pair the daily ins and outs of… Continue reading The Negative Effects of “Wine Mom Culture”
Alcoholism is an incredibly common disease in the United States, with more than fifteen million people suffering from it. It is often seen as less severe than drug addiction. However, the truth is that alcoholism is so severe that it breaks up families, rips lives apart, and all-too-often proves fatal. 30% of all road accidents… Continue reading Alcohol Rehab Centers And What You Need To Know
Families can have a complicated dynamic that is necessary to address if a person is working toward full recovery. Treating the entire family can help ensure that the patient will be able to cope with their closest relationships and avoid the kind of conflict drama that can lead to relapse. With systemic family treatment, each… Continue reading Seasons Systemic Family Treatment
Making the decision to go to rehab is the best choice that you can make if you are struggling with an addiction. However, it can be hard to leave your normal life behind for a few months and leave for rehab especially if you have young children. Telling your children about your rehab stay can… Continue reading What to Tell Your Kids When You Leave for Rehab
Addiction can take its tolls on romantic relationships and often marriages fall apart when one person or both are struggling with substance abuse. However, rehab with your partner can be a great growing experience that can shape a relationship for the better. There are even plenty of couples rehab programs catered specifically toward rehab with… Continue reading Going to Rehab with Your Partner