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AMERICA’S OPIOID EPIDEMIC AND TEENS – SAVE A LIFE

Almost every day we hear about deaths caused by overdoses of opiates or opioids. (The word opioids include opiates.) The statistics for the general population are increasingly alarming as...

WHAT IS THE KEY TO FAMILY RECOVERY? INFORMATION,TRANSFORMATION, AND SUPPORT!

Anyone who has been in recovery knows that sustaining The Miracle of Recovery often carries with it a tremendous amount of work, sweat and tears. And to get to...

ADDICTION – A FAMILY’S WORST NIGHTMARE

There are only a few words in the English language that can evoke more pain and wider range of emotions in a parent than, “your child is addicted to...

BULLYING IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Oftentimes when we think of bullying, an ordinary school room or cafeteria comes to mind. But imagine instead a chat room, or imagine utilizing Facebook to extensively harass and...

HOW FAMILY MEMBERS CAN MOVE FROM FEAR TO LOVE AND HELP THEMSELVES AND THEIR...

Have you ever seen the X-Men character Wolverine where claws magically emerge from his knuckles when he needs them and then go back in when he doesn’t?

COLLEGE MENTAL HEALTH: A CHECKLIST FOR PARENTS

Be sure to learn more about what resources are available at your child’s college or university to help support their mental health Approximately four million students...

MICHAEL’S GIFT

There he was. My precious baby boy. My first child. It was instant love. I was a mother dedicated to doing everything I could for my baby so that...

SEARCHING FOR OUR TRIBE

Although we savor the freedom to be ourselves, and, not withstanding our lifelong quest to be who we will become, we instinctively seek something more. We struggle against autonomy...

A Love So Strong

A PAINFUL TRUTH ABOUT THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RETIREMENT AND ADDICTIVE ILLNESS

During the last three years of my employment as a psychotherapist for a psychiatry program in a busy medical school practice, I found that my pending retirement at age...

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