Looking in the Rear View Mirror of My Son’s Addiction

Since your child was born, you have tried to be a “good-enough” parent.  This obligation, skill set includes comforting and reducing his “boo-boos” to lessen the hurt. When the child was older, you could somewhat control his behavior, although it became harder, with a carrot.  For example, if you mow the lawn, you can stay…

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Does Abstinence = Recovery?

a group therapy session

One out of every ten American adults consider themselves to be in recovery from alcohol or drug problems. Partnership at DrugFree.org. Yet, the definition of recovery differs among individuals as everyone’s recovery is unique. Does it mean more than just not misusing drugs and alcohol? When does it start?  Is it at the time at…

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