We often talk about how loved ones of people with addiction should set boundaries to encourage the addicted person to get treatment. For example, set a rule that no alcohol or drugs are allowed in the house, or draw a line at how much financial support you’ll provide....
If you’re somewhat familiar with talk therapy styles, you’ve probably heard of CBT or cognitive behavioral therapy. It’s a gold standard of short-term, evidence-based treatment that works for a wide variety of mental health issues, including substance use disorder....
You have probably heard the phrase “dry drunk.” It’s a rather old-fashioned term (we’ve finally realized that calling someone a “drunk” when they struggle with a substance use disorder is neither kind nor accurate), but the concept is helpful. The term “dry drunk”...
Your loved one has returned home from treatment for their substance use disorder. They have an aftercare plan: alumni gatherings, 12-step recovery meetings, weekly therapy sessions, and a commitment to self-care. They seem optimistic, if a little nervous. They’re...
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