Is It My Fault My Loved One is Addicted?
[caption id="attachment_21753" align="aligncenter" width="473"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben I'll never forget when I told my mother I needed to go to rehab. It... Learn MoreHow Do I Know I’m Enabling?
[caption id="attachment_21673" align="aligncenter" width="435"] Dug and Heidi McGuirk Answer "How do I know I'm Enabling?"[/caption] Enabling is a highly dangerous behavior that often discourages addicts from seeking treatment. Yet many loved ones of addicts struggle with enabling because they do... Learn More6 Warning Signs It’s Time to Change Your Life
[caption id="attachment_19075" align="aligncenter" width="376"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Shernide Delva Breaking out of routines, and changing your life can be the hardest thing you ever... Learn More6 Signs of Being Too Dependent
[caption id="attachment_18838" align="aligncenter" width="440"] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben It isn’t always easy to see the signs of being too dependent, especially in ourselves,... Learn More7 Reasons Family Therapy is Important in Rehab
[caption id="attachment_14965" align="aligncenter" width="455" class=" "] (This content is being used for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted in the content is a model)[/caption] Author: Justin Mckibben Learning how to deal with an addict in the family may seem nearly... Learn MoreNew Technology Enables Alcoholics: Harm Reduction… or Not?
Author: Justin Mckibben It seems that 2014 gave us a lot of technology that the future of generation D will be taking advantage of and improving on for some time. There are constantly new ideas, concepts and inventions for electronic... Learn MoreIllegal! Magazine: Raising Awareness by Funding Addicts?
Author: Justin Mckibben One of the more controversial strategies that has been utilized as a way to combat rampant drug use is the concept of harm reduction. Basically harm reduction is about trying to facilitate safer environments and methods for... Learn More5 Ways to Help a Drug Addict
Author: Justin Mckibben Drug addiction is a relentless and staggeringly corrupting disease of the mind, body and spirit. It has the power to devastate, deceive, and kill those who suffer from its influence, and it infects the lives of not... Learn More7 Ways to Deal with Coworkers in Active Addiction
By Cheryl Steinberg Addiction affects as many as 1 in 3 people so, it’s quite likely that you will deal with an active alcoholic or addict in the workplace at some point in your lifetime. Here are 7 ways... Learn MoreHow to Stop Making Excuses for Your Addicted Loved One
By Cheryl Steinberg We’ve written many an article on the excuses addicts and alcoholics use to cover up or justify their addictions; this is an article about how others make excuses for their addicted loved ones. Also an example of... Learn More12 Signs You’re Addicted to Your Addicted Loved One
If you constantly compromise your values to be with someone, it just might be that you are experiencing love addiction or relationship addiction. A lot of times, people – especially those with low self-esteem – enter codependent relationships; relationships that... Learn More12 Signs You’re Loving Your Child to Death
As harsh as this may sound, if you’re enabling the drug addict in your life, it’s possible that you’re loving your child to death. Again, it sounds extreme but, knowing this will actually help you to help them – in... Learn More