Category: Get Help For A Loved One

What Is Detaching with Love and How Will It End My Childs Drug Abuse? Detachment with love is an essential and vital tool used by the family members of an individual suffering from drug abuse. Detaching with love is a tool that can actually be applied to anyone whose behaviors have become detrimental to the

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At Florida Rehab Centers the Family Is the Patient Family often plays a major role in addiction recovery. When a member of your family enters a drug treatment center, it is very normal to feel resentful and to become distant. It is also common for the family of the addicted individual to believe that they

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The 5 Things To Look For In A Substance Abuse Treatment Center When your son, daughter, husband, wife or friend says those magic words; “I need Help”, you have no time to lose. You need to get him or her into a substance abuse treatment center and you have to do it fast. The addict

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Many people hesitate going to drug and alcohol rehab because of all of the unknown factors. There are so many questions, especially about going for the first time. The truth is that growth happens in the unknown, and you need to get out of your comfort zone, especially if the comfort zone includes drugs and

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Drug Addiction Impacts the Entire Family There’s no way around the fact that drug addiction is a family disease. When a person is addicted to drugs or alcohol, it affects more than just the addict alone. It’s often that people hear about what addiction does to the person abusing drugs or alcohol, such as how

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How the Family can Help during Drug and Alcohol Treatment You may have heard someone say, “Addiction is a family disease.” If you have lived under the same roof as a loved one who is struggling with substance dependency, this statement likely seems a fairly obvious one. Of course, addiction is a family disease: When

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Scientific studies continuously conclude that adolescents are far more prone to developing drug addiction than adults. A new finding that points towards why adolescents may be more prone to substance abuse issues may lead to important new developments in youth-oriented addiction treatment. Adolescents and Drug Addiction “In two studies with mice and humans to be

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A Letter to My Addict While I was active in my addiction, I was far too self-absorbed and singularly focused to notice or understand how deeply and significantly my actions were impacting my parents. My poor parents watched me transform from a sweet, generous, fun-loving child into a cigarette-smoking, hateful, self-destructive young adult who was

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Addicted Parents and Their Children There is no such thing as a ‘perfect household’. All families experience some level of dysfunction, although some dysfunction is extremely damaging and some is simply run-of-the-mill. The same goes for parenting – even the most loving, compassionate, and stable parental figures are liable to experience a few mishaps from

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What’s a Boundary? Great question. Most of us women with addiction issues have heard of boundaries, maybe we even know what they are, but we’re not so great about putting them into use! Boundaries are those little things we set in relationships so we don’t get walked all over. We also need them so we

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