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How to Talk to a Friend About Their Depression

Bringing up a friend or loved one’s depression can be a difficult and awkward situation. It can make both individuals uncomfortable, but...

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Why Families of Addicts Should Seek Counseling for Codependency

Often it is a good idea for family members of an addict to receive counseling of their own to help cope with the effects of addiction and...

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My Child Is in Treatment: Now What?

It doesn’t matter how old your child is; if they are in trouble, you want to help. When something as serious and life altering as...

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Four Ways to Talk to Your Teens about Addiction

Every family, teen, and addiction story is different. There is not one surefire approach that is going to be applicable to every situation,...

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How to Shield My Child from Addicted Family Members

All parents wants to shield their children from harm. Unfortunately, parents who are addicted are often more controlled by their addiction...

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How Can I Educate Myself About My Child’s Addiction?

Learning that your child is struggling with an addiction can be a devastating blow as a parent. You have so many hopes and dreams for your...

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How to Spot a Functional Alcoholic

A functional alcoholic is tough to spot because he doesn’t slur his words and stumble around a bar. Indeed, a functional alcoholic may...

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7 Best Ways to Prepare for Someone Coming Home from Rehab

You may anticipate the day your loved one returns from rehab with a combination of joy and apprehension. You probably miss your loved one...

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How to Handle the Surprise of Discovering a Loved One’s Addiction

Finding out that a loved one is suffering from an addiction can be both surprising and devastating. Handling the surprise in ways that are...

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How to Find a Professional Interventionist for a Mental Health Situation

An intervention means that family and friends recognize a loved one is struggling with substance abuse and/or addiction, so they gather to...

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