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.
Not everyone knows what to say during an intervention, but what you say could make all the difference. Follow this list of tips on what to say and what not to say at an intervention so that your intervention could be a success.
As the holiday season quickly approaches, many who are suffering from addiction are faced with an important, and difficult, choice. Is it better to seek drug and alcohol treatment before the holidays, or wait until after? Many addicts are worried about disappointing their families, missing out on celebrations and raising questions from nosy relatives when they don’t show up at the dinner table.
Alcohol and drug abuse is a common issue among the college “party scene” and culture. Many students start experimenting with drugs at a young age recreationally and access to the drugs becomes easier to obtain without having parental supervision 24-7 like they once had at home. We see time and time again, students’ stress and anxiety levels increase when they experience dramatic lifestyle changes and leaving for college can be one of them.
We take pride in having the kindest, most experienced, and genuine team members at Banyan Treatment Center. We'd like to take the time to introduce you to some of our awesome employees! This week we'l introduce you to our Clinical Director, Kahlia Bersson who oversees all clinical staff at our beautiful Boca Raton based detox facility.