Al-Anon 12-Step Programs: What to Expect and How to Find a Meeting
What is an Al-Anon 12-step program? Who can benefit from attending one of these family groups and what should you expect? Find out below, as well as learning more about…Read more »
How Can You Recognize the Signs of Relapse?
When you love someone who is in drug and alcohol addiction recovery, you may always have an underlying sense of anxiety about the potential for relapse. Relapse can be part…Read more »
How to Encourage Someone To Get Drug Addiction Treatment
Understanding How To Get Someone Into Drug Addiction Treatment If you’ve never lived it, it can be difficult to understand the how and why people become drug addicts. If you…Read more »
4 Books to Read If You Love An Addict
Therapeutic Books When You Love An Addict The following is from our contributor B.H. who shares stories of her life and love for her son who has struggled with addiction…Read more »
The Serenity Prayer: How it Helps Keep me Grounded
The Role of the Serenity Prayer When You Love An Addict This is a shared story from contributing writer B.H. She writes for us to discuss her son’s addiction and…Read more »
What Are the Benefits of Having a Sponsor In Recovery?
The Benefits of a Sponsor in Recovery This post is from our contributing writer B.H. who shares stories of her experience as the mother of an addicted son. Like individuals…Read more »
What I Learned From My Son’s Addiction
The Positives After Active Addiction and During Recovery This is from contributing writer B.H. She regularly shares her stories about her son’s addiction including the following post on what she…Read more »
Learning More About the Mind of An Addict
What is the Mind of An Addict Like? This is a personal story from contributor B.H. She has personally experienced her son’s addiction, treatment and recovery. She frequently shares stories…Read more »
How Can You Cope If Your Loved One Relapses?
What Happens When Your Loved One Relapses? After a child or partner is released from drug or alcohol rehab, there is usually a dark thought in the back of the…Read more »
Learning How to Trust a Recovering Addict: 4 Tips
Rebuilding Your Trust In a Recovering Addict Trusting the recovering addict is hard. It is even harder when a parent or loved one does not know the information needed to…Read more »