All In The Family: Talking With Your Kids About Mental Illness and Addiction in the Family


Estimated watch time: 36 mins 
Available credits: none


  1. How to Start the Conversation When They’re Young
  2. Explaining Addiction to Your Child
  3. Learn the How To’s
  4. Education and Prevention
About the Speaker:

Speaker: Stacey Henson, LCSW, ACSW

Stacey Henson, LCSW, ACSW, is the Community Outreach Director for Advanced Recovery Systems, helping clients, families, and organizations find quality treatment options for mental and behavioral health disorders. Stacey received her Master’s of Social Work from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas and did her clinical training at The Menninger Clinic. She is a licensed clinical social worker. Stacey has spent over 20 years working in behavioral health, specializing in trauma, PTSD, and Eating Disorders. She previously served as a psychotherapist for Family Psychology Associates, Clinical Social Worker for Bay Pines Veterans Hospital, has worked in maximum security prisons with the criminally insane, and university settings with student & staff populations. Stacey currently serves the Florida community at Advanced Recovery Systems’ The Recovery Village Umatilla and Next Generation Village.

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