If you’re newly sober, a situation like this may be all too familiar. What in the heck do you do when you start to change for the better and everyone else in your life (aside from recovery friends) remains the same? How do you connect with them when they haven’t been through the same transformation? Thankfully, there are some practical tips you can employ to deal with these situations when they arise.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans who receive treatment for drug and alcohol addiction are parents. Although it can be torture to leave a child behind, parents who are about to enter rehab should think about the future. Once they get clean, they can start a brand new life with their child — free from the […]
Serenity View’s Family Education Program provided my family with the tools we needed to begin healing. Dealing with an addict is never easy. Just as an addicted person changes in the course of an addiction, so does the family. Spouses, siblings, and parents of addicts often absorb many of the consequences. Often, family members become […]