Category: Family Addiction

Addiction in one individual often affects the rest of their family as well. The family members suffer as a result of a loved ones addiction and struggle with how to address the issues and help the addict. There are strategies and programs to help family members support their loved one while not enabling them to keep using substances.

Is Alcoholism Hereditary?

Alcoholism can affect any person of any gender, age, and socioeconomic status, but is alcoholism hereditary? The answer is yes and no. Those who have …

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Being an Agent of Change: How to Support a Loved One Living With OCD

Do you have a loved one who is living with OCD? Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a disease that affects millions of people throughout the world. …

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9 Things You Can Do to Support a Loved One With Bipolar Disorder

In America, about 5.7 million adults struggle with bipolar disorder.  Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that can be difficult to manage, especially if it’s …

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How to Support Your Loved One After Rehab

There are many phases in recovery, but returning from a substance abuse treatment program will likely be one of the most difficult steps for people in …

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Family Picture is Meaningful During Recovery Month

What’s been remarkable about National Recovery Month this year is the scale of participation: over 300 national, state and local government and non-profit groups, according …

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