Does My Teen Need Addiction Treatment?

Teenagers are both a mystery and a marvel. If you have one, you know this. And simply questioning whether teen addiction treatment is something your family needs can be scary in and of itself.   You remember being a teenage and having so much going on at once. Pressures, desires and fears are coming at…

5 Common Signs of Substance Abuse in a Family Member

5 Signs of Substance Abuse in a Family Member

Living in limbo. That’s where you’re at now—floating around between the not-knowing and the knowing. Perhaps your loved one struggles with substance abuse but perhaps, with fingers-crossed, not.    There’s comfort to be found in the in-between, in the not knowing.    But there’s purpose to be found in discovery. After all, if your family…

Overcoming Addiction: The Role of Family Support

Overcoming Addiction: The Role of Family Support

Overcoming addiction is a tough—but totally doable—goal made all the more possible with supportive companions. Yes, we’re talking about family!    Continued healing and growth are up to the person working through addiction, but no one can do either of those things without the help of others.    Family support plays a huge role in…

woman with a towel on her forehead in bed from the Dangers of Mixing Substances

Dangers of Mixing Substances

Mixing substances has become a rising public health concern globally, especially in more affluent communities. Drugs such as alcohol or prescription medications can be harmful when taken in larger and unregulated doses. Responsible consumption is critical to minimize risk, but when drugs are taken in combination with other substances, there are greater risks involved. There…