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3 Key Points When your Children Live with an Addict in Recovery

A road painted with a family in yellow meant to symbolize spending time together, even and especially when someone is in recovery from substance abuse.

It's complicated living with people who have a substance use disorder (SUD). To be honest, it doesn't get less complicated when that person is in recovery. It gets even more challenging with young family members who are able to understand and observe the patterns of behavior that go with a SUD but not old enough to grasp concepts such as “brain...[ read more ]

The Myth of Readiness and Wanting To Get Sober

What They Say About People Who Abuse Substances  “They have to want it.”  “It will only work if they are ready.”  “You have to let them hit rock bottom.”  These are common sayings in 12-Step meetings, in recovery communities, by family members and friends. It’s even sometimes (unfortunately) said in professional treatment. To be fair, it’s said out of love...[ read more ]



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