Tag: Guide

16 Jun

How to Talk to Your Kids About Your Addiction

Just as difficult as having conversations with your employer and spouse may be even more difficult than having that all-important, but necessary conversation with your children. It may be tempting to sugar-coat the truth, or even avoid the conversation entirely, however children are incredibly perceptive, and depending on their age and developmental level, they may view your […]

02 Jun

Are You Ready For Recovery?

1. What is my Motivation for Recovery? There are many different paths that may lead someone to recovery, however best outcomes occur once you are able to find a reason to do it for yourself rather than to rely on the idea of pleasing someone else. While we can work with those of you who […]

08 May

Admitting to Your Spouse that You Have an Addiction

Struggling with addiction can be challenging with or without the help of a loved one. Not including loved ones in your recovery or treatment plans not only leaves you feeling alone and distant, but also prevents you from working with them to improve your future. For as long as the lying and deceit continue, so […]

01 May

How to Talk to Your Employer About Your Addiction

When it comes to talking to your employer about having an addiction or substance abuse problem, it can be hard to imagine the conversation going well. Often, employees are afraid to reveal their addiction to fear of being terminated from the company or being subject to harsh judgment by their boss. Fortunately, that’s not always […]

09 Apr

4 More Reasons People Do Not Seek Treatment

One may be eligible for treatment, but may not necessarily receive it. There is a large majority of people who would benefit from treatment for substance abuse disorders, yet do not seek it. There are many common reasons that people don’t seek treatment that can easily discourage one from getting the help they need including a […]

02 Apr

Knowing When to Ask for Help

In today’s demanding and complicated world, we all face daily challenges. Whether it’s needing advice in a relationship or how to handle an issue at work, to something far more serious, like feeling alone, rejected, or trapped in a marathon of the destructive cycle of addiction; admitting that you need help in these types of […]