Trying to explain addiction to a child can be scary and overwhelming. Instead of stumbling your way through it, follow these tips to speak to your child about addiction in a way that they can understand.
Addiction recovery is about making positive changes, including making honesty in recovery a priority. Being honest in addiction recovery can drastically impact not only your relationships, but the success of your sobriety.
Years of being a professional skateboarder turned prankster lead to a destructive path down the road of addiction. Brandon Novak is leading an extremely interesting life to say the least. He sat down at Banyan Treatment Center and told us about his youth, his path to destruction, his battle with addiction, how he got sober, the rewards of recovery, and his introduction to Banyan.
We’ve all seen the headlines, “The Downward Spiral of So and So” or “So and So Fell Off The Wagon”. The media loves (and I mean loves) to announce to the public when celebrities are not doing so well, but you do not hear as many stories of celebrities triumphing their battles with addiction.