Oct 16, 2018

Wife, Kids, Job…and Recovery? Finding Balance in Early Sobriety

TJ’s wife called him crying. She’d just gotten a call from their oldest son’s school about something he’d said to a classmate....
Sep 19, 2018

Coping & Strategy Tips for Family Talking About Opioid Addiction

When someone in your family or special in your life is struggling with addiction, it's hard to watch them suffer. However, many individuals...
Mar 23, 2017

Signs of Addiction and Drug Use

With the back to school bonanza already in full swing, I thought this an opportune time to educate parents on addiction’s early warning...
Oct 22, 2016

The Secrets to Helping an Alcoholic Family Member or Friend

The internet provides a variety of resources for those seeking help for a loved one with drinking problems. As I was researching this...
Jun 8, 2016

My Son Has a Drug Problem

I can still see my mother’s face when I came clean with the truth about my penchant for long-sleeved shirts in the summer. My family knew...
Apr 6, 2016

5 Tips for Family and Friends of an Opiate Addict

After working with families and close friends of opiate addicts in the most difficult stage of addiction (4th stage), I’ve noticed one...