Substance Use Disorder

Talking to Your Loved One About Their Substance Use Disorder

Addressing the Problem According to a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration survey, almost 20 million adult Americans are struggling with a substance use disorder. And as we pointed out last week, the coronavirus pandemic is only making it worse. Substance use disorder wreaks havoc not only on the lives of those afflicted but…

Communication

Communication Strategies for Families

The effects of substance abuse and eating disorders go far beyond the person suffering from it. Almost invariably, the lives of every single family member of the afflicted are touched as well. This makes communication between family members as important as ever. While skills like active listening and strategies like setting aside time to talk…