Families and Substance Abuse: How to Explain Addiction to a Child

Explain Addiction to a Child

We all want to protect children. But there comes a time when you can no longer shield them from the harsh realities of life. One of those realities is addiction. The question is: how do you handle this difficult issue with your child? If you are wondering how to explain addiction to a child, read […]

Black Balloon Day: How You Can Raise Overdose Awareness

Black Balloon Day

In 2023, overdose deaths in the US hit a new record of 112,000. That’s more deaths than due to shootings or car accidents. The staggering human toll of this ongoing tragedy and crisis has inspired awareness initiatives like Black Balloon Day. Black Balloon Day is a day of remembrance that takes place on March 6th. It’s […]

How To Stop Being an Enabler

stop being an enabler

When our loved ones are sick, we want to help them. This is natural. But while it’s true that addiction is a disease, there is a thin line between supporting someone’s recovery and enabling their addiction. In this article, we’ll talk about what an enabler is, the consequences of enabling drug and alcohol abuse, and […]