How to help: sifting through advice

How to help: sifting through advice

As we move into the holiday season, we thought it would be helpful to share some thoughts on family – and what to do when a family member is struggling with addiction.  The following post is reprinted with permission from the Center for Motivation and Change. ...
Supporting Recovery Without Enabling

Supporting Recovery Without Enabling

In Epidemics, Hippocrates said, “Make a habit of two things–to help, or at least to do no harm.” How can we apply that idea to helping family and friends with addictions? When we care about individuals who are trying to overcome addictions, we often face...
How To Avoid Conversation Traps

How To Avoid Conversation Traps

– reposted from the Center for Motivation and Change blog   If you are someone who would like to help a loved one change their relationship with substances or to make any behavioral change, there are four essential tools you can learn. First, Helping...