Addiction

A Divorcee’s Struggle With An Alcoholic Ex Finds Compassion in eTherapy.

A Divorcee’s Struggle With An Alcoholic Ex Finds Compassion in eTherapy Forward: This letter was submitted anonymously by one of our readers Most of the time, when I express what my breaking point was, it results in reactions ranging from astonishment to bewilderment, to sometimes even, alienation. I’ve never driven my Ford Taurus through an …

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How families cope with substance abuse during the holidays: an expert’s advice.

How Families Cope With Substance Abuse During The Holidays: An Expert’s Advice by, Patsy Reed, MA, LADC, LPCC If you have ever loved someone who is an addict you know all too well the complex emotions that can occur while trying to encourage their sobriety. Especially difficult is holiday time. This time of year brings …

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The understanding of addiction has changed.

The understanding of addiction has changed. by, Patsy Reed, MA, LADC, LPCC Did you know that addiction is a family disease with harmful effects that can last a lifetime? Over the past several years, the understanding of addiction has changed.  Substance abuse professionals are now viewing addiction as a longer term, chronic disease that requires …

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