How Does a Teen Detox Differ from Adult Detoxification?

Drugs and alcohol have damaging effects on the person who abuses them and becomes dependent on them. Once the body does not sense the effects of drugs or alcohol any longer, withdrawal can set in making the person extremely uncomfortable. Withdrawals can be deadly with alcohol and excruciatingly painful with drugs. A person withdrawing should…

Tips to Talk to Your Son about His Eating Disorder

Primarily we have heard about female teens and their eating disorders. In recent years, eating disorders in male teens have come to forefront as something that happens more than we thought was possible. Although male and female eating disorders manifest in different ways, the feelings that are behind the eating disorders, regardless of gender, are…

Children of Parents With an Alcohol Addiction

Children of parents with alcoholism are at risk of experiencing mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, behavioral problems, and drug or alcohol abuse. Children of parents with an addiction to alcohol can feel uncertain, unstable, neglected, disorganized, and lonely. Bottom line: growing up in an alcoholic home is growing up in a home of…

Children of Parents With an Addiction

Drug and alcohol addiction affects grown ups’ mental and physical health, finances, job productivity, and relationships. Loved ones suffer the consequences of drug and alcohol addiction when they are related to a grown up with addiction in any form. People with loved ones addicted to drugs or alcohol struggle with a wide range of emotions…