Addiction 101: Guidance for Spouses

Addiction 101: Guidance for Spouses

Being a partner of someone who has an active substance use disorder (SUD), or who is in recovery from one, can surface many emotional and interpersonal challenges. If you have not directly experienced a substance use problem in your lifetime, you may take the consequences of your partner’s SUD personally from time to time. You…

How to Discuss Addiction With Children

How to Discuss Addiction With Children

How to Discuss Addiction With Children Children of parents with substance use disorders (SUDs) are often entrenched in secrecy about situations that they have no control over. When left without explanations, they may start blaming themselves. Sometimes, due to the nature of addiction, their needs aren’t met and they might face physical or emotional neglect.…