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Benefits of Family Therapy When Dealing With Addiction

2019-06-17T16:45:26-07:00June 17th, 2019|

What Is Family Therapy In Addiction Treatment? Put simply, family therapy in addiction treatment involves the addict's family members as part of a set of therapeutic approaches. To help the addict learn to live with their choice of drug or

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How to Cope As a Child of An Addict

2019-06-14T17:43:03-07:00June 14th, 2019|

Growing up with a parent who’s an addict can shape a person’s life in just about every way. Many times, the child of an addict can grow up to feel they never had a true childhood-- or perhaps they carried

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The Truth About Trauma and Addiction

2019-05-27T13:44:15-07:00May 27th, 2019|

How Do Trauma and Addiction Influence Each Other? There are many theories on “what” addiction is and where it truly stems from. But probably one of the most commonly-studied influences in today’s mental health sphere is the relationship between trauma

Recovery Support: Drug Addiction and Families

2019-05-20T16:24:45-07:00May 15th, 2019|

Drug Addiction And Families: The Impact, Consequences, And How To Get Help As we all know, drug addiction is destructive. It destroys lives and can even end them too. But drug addiction isn’t only damaging to the addict themselves. It’s

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Signs You’re in a Codependent Relationship

2019-05-20T16:31:14-07:00February 19th, 2019|

What is Codependency? Whether or not you identify yourself as codependent, you are likely familiar with its definition in one way or another. Being in a codependent relationship is actually quite common. A lot of us have at least one

What is the Link Between Trauma and Addiction?

2019-02-22T00:08:36-07:00January 28th, 2019|

Addiction is one of the most difficult disorders to understand. People blame it on everything from a lack of morals to heredity, thrill-seeking to escape reality, immaturity, selfishness – the list is nearly endless because it’s human nature to want

When Families Face Addiction

2019-04-29T11:36:49-07:00January 28th, 2019|

Individual struggles with addiction are not solitary fights. Addiction impacts the whole family and can distort the family dynamic, creating long-standing dysfunction. It truly is a family disease. For this reason, the process of recovery requires more than just the commitment