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Setting Up a Sober Action Plan for Thanksgiving

The Recovery VillageEvents, Family, Sober Living

November 21st 2017
The Recovery Village
Events, Family, Sober Living

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Dealing With Family Members Who Don’t Think Addiction Is a Disease

Olivia PennelleFamily, Sober Living

I am the daughter of two alcoholic parents—one in recovery and one not. I started showing signs of addiction in my teens. Yet, I still have conversations with family members who think that addiction is a choice.
July 31st 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Family, Sober Living

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Miles Apart, Close at Heart: A Father’s Letter to His Children

The Recovery VillageFamily, Hope, Public Figures

When you’re young, he holds your hands so you don’t fall, teaches you to ride a bike, reads your favorite books, and helps you surprise Mommy.
June 18th 2017
The Recovery Village
Family, Hope, Public Figures

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Drug addiction

Why Family Members of Addicts Need Support Too

The Recovery VillageFamily

Drug addiction is a disease with effects that extend to others in the addict’s life. Typically, family members are most affected by addiction, but friends, ... Read more
June 1st 2017
The Recovery Village
Family

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Drug addiction

How to Support Your Loved One in Rehab

The Recovery VillageFamily

If someone you love has chosen to enter drug rehab, you have real reason to hope for a brighter future – for them and for ... Read more
May 31st 2017
The Recovery Village
Family

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Drug addiction

Helping a Family Member Recognize a Substance Abuse Problem

The Recovery VillageFamily

Helping a family member or other loved one recognize a substance abuse problem can be one of the biggest challenges you will ever face. Sometimes ... Read more
May 31st 2017
The Recovery Village
Family

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Drug addiction

Why Education is the First Step to Lifelong Recovery

The Recovery VillageFamily

Substance abuse is more common than many people think, and drug addiction can affect anyone, anywhere. Stereotypes about what drug addiction is and is not ... Read more
May 25th 2017
The Recovery Village
Family

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A person supports an addict by holding their hands.

The 4 Best Ways Family Can Support an Addict

The Recovery VillageFamily, Substance Abuse

Living with a son, daughter, brother or sister who is addicted to drugs can be absolutely draining for the family. If you are in this situation, you’re likely wondering, “What are the best ways for a family to support an addict?” It may feel as though nothing you can do will ever help them get sober.
May 10th 2017
The Recovery Village
Family, Substance Abuse