Posts filed under: Family Recovery

Symptoms of Suicidal Teenager, Suicidal Signs in Teens

What is Teen Suicide? Childhood and adolescence carry challenges that can be hard to manage. This time is full of major change, identity questions, pressures to fit in, and bullying. There can sometimes be too much to handle, resulting in feelings of being overwhelmed, depression, and, in extreme cases, suicidal thoughts. Teen suicide is where...... Read More

Alcoholic Spouse or Partner- How to Help Them?

If you are dealing with a loved one’s alcohol use disorder it can be difficult to know how to help, how to support them, what to do to minimize stress and conflict, and how to take care of yourself at the same time. It is important to remember that you alone are not the cause...... Read More

Family Therapy Goals and Benefits

The term family can mean many different things to different people. The definition can span those you share a legal connection or DNA with, but can also include those you share a close relationship with who have been pivotal to shaping your life. No matter the description, family members shape us to become who we...... Read More

How To Overcome Codependency

Healthy relationships typically involve two people coming together and sharing a life but also managing healthy boundaries, whereby they have their own interests, careers, friend groups, hobbies, and time to themselves. If one person in a relationship begins to become dependent or reliant on another, this could be because they are going through a difficult...... Read More

A Recovery Coach’s Guide To Navigating Substance Abuse During The Holidays

The holiday season is a special time. However you celebrate, it’s a time of year synonymous with joy and memories with family and friends. And it can also be a difficult time for some people: particularly those who are in recovery. Gatherings and events with alcohol can be a new experience for people who are...... Read More