Communicating With Your Recovering Loved One

April 22, 2019 by Patrick Bailey

It is not always about having the right words to say, but asking the right questions and giving the space to answer with vulnerability.

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Family Dynamic

December 11, 2014 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s difficult, perhaps impossible, for them to fully separate the behavior from the person. So in recovery, they may cling to resentments from the distant past.

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Five Things NOT to Say to Someone With Addiction

May 5, 2014 by Stephen Booth

Many addicts think they can control their drinking. While they may be able to stop, simply quitting is different from a lasting, internal change.

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Whose Life is it, Anyway?

May 20, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s often difficult for family members to see the real extent and nature of the damage addiction has caused to themselves and the family.

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Recovery Works for EVERYONE

May 9, 2013 by Alexandre Laudet, Ph.D

Recovery is not only good for the individual but also good for the nation’s health and economy.

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The Family That Recovers Together

April 3, 2013 by Lisa Neumann

If we have been or are in the addict’s path, we have dealt with having to compromise.

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Is This “Recovery?”

February 18, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Weary looking young man lies on sofa extending a remote control.

Instead of becoming inspired to turn his life around, he seems to have figured, “OK, crisis averted. Let’s go get a beer.”

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Six Things You Can Do While Your Loved One’s in Treatment

February 14, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Too often our own hopes, dreams, and aspirations have been shunted aside.

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What IS a “Recovery-Friendly” Community?

January 7, 2013 by Cecile

Recovery-friendly communities encourage education, provide support for open communications, and reject assumptions that perpetuate stigma.

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My husband quit drinking, but he’s still not himself.

February 17, 2012 by C. Scott McMillin

Weary looking young man lies on sofa extending a remote control.

That’s because he’s better, but he’s still a long way from well.

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