The holidays can be a stressful time for anyone, what with gift-giving, travel and keeping up with all the different parts of the increasingly complicated modern family unit. For the 21 million Americans living with at least one addiction and for those in recovery, the holiday time … [Read more...] about How To Manage Addiction During The Holidays
The earliest known preserved pieces of art, found in an Indonesian cave, are at least 40,000 years old: creativity is an essential part of being human, and art has helped people explore the world and their emotions throughout history. For this reason, art in its many forms can play an important … [Read more...] about The Use Of Art Therapy To Navigate Complex Emotions In Addiction Recovery
Feelings of shame are often part and parcel of addiction. As a result, many people struggling with substance abuse or walking the long road of recovery find it difficult to speak about their experiences and ask for help. This makes the internet a valuable tool, which can offer a wealth of … [Read more...] about The Road To Recovery: How Can Online Resources Make It Easier To Find The Way?
Parental substance abuse can have a devastating impact on children’s lives. Data obtained from the National Surveys on Drug Use and Health show that 1 in 8 children 17 or under live at home with at least one parent how has a substance use disorder. Children living in these conditions are subject to … [Read more...] about Supporting the Children of Parents with Substance Use Disorder