Red Ribbon Week: Talking to Your Kids About Addiction

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated October 25, 2016

As a parent, you want to empower your children to be independent, make good choices, and achieve their goals. You are a powerful influencer in their success. Your children are constantly watching, listening, and learning from you, whether you realize it or not. It may seem as though they aren’t paying attention sometimes, but they’re Read More

Family Support Matters in Recovery

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated July 8, 2016

Watching a loved one struggle with addiction can be frustrating, challenging and heartbreaking, especially when they do not recognize the severity of the problem. Getting them into Northbound’s comprehensive treatment program can bring a sigh of relief, but your job is not over. Family support plays an integral role in more successful recovery, and whether Read More

The Key to a Drug-Free Halloween

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated October 24, 2014

Halloween is a time for everyone to get in the spirit of being spooky – from dressing up in creepy costumes to taking in frightening flicks. For most people, participating in all Halloween-related activities is just a typical part of the Fall season. While Halloween is supposed to be fun and exciting, it can also Read More

Outrage Over ‘Breaking Bad’ Kids Toys

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated October 24, 2014

The AMC mega-hit ‘Breaking Bad’ took to televisions across the world in 2008 and obtained a strong following almost immediately. Since the end of the series in September of 2013, the popular show has now moved to Netflix, where people who were not watching during the height of the show can now catch up at Read More

9 Tips for Supporting a Heroin Addict without Encouraging Use

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated July 23, 2014

9 Tips for Supporting a Heroin Addict without Encouraging Use The first year of dealing with a family member’s addiction is the usually the worst. It is filled with uncertainty and overwhelming emotions such as fear, anger, worry and guilt. You find yourself constantly changing the direction of your life and having to adjust. Although Read More

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