Don’t Let Yourself Live In Fear of Relapse

Fear can ruin a life. If you spend your time looking forward and worrying about falling back into bad and destructive habits, you may create a self fulfilling prophecy for yourself.   Self Fulfilling Prophecy What’s that? A self fulfilling prophecy is like this: You’re driving your car down the street just fine. There’s some…

What Happens to People in Rehab?

Modern evidence-based rehab comes in many forms. Many different programs are available, designed to support differing personal needs. Depending on the severity of an addiction a recovering person hospitalization with 24×7 care may be required. Other people may find less intensive outpatient options to be best. One thing the programs have in common is a…

Setting Boundaries When You and Your Child Live with an Addict

When we become parents we all decide that the number one goal will be to protect our children. When you and your child find yourself living with an addict this entails a whole new set of boundaries to ensure your child’s safety. Teaching skills such as looking both ways before crossing the street may come…