Family in Recovery

November 28, 2018

Open Letter to Families That Just Checked Their Loved Ones Into Treatment

Dear Family, You have just checked your loved one into treatment, and are probably wondering the next steps. You may find yourself asking a lot of […]
August 7, 2018

How Your Relationships Can Be a Source of Light in Your Recovery

Relationships and Recovery by Sally Writes If recovery from addiction is a sunny day, there are sure to be a few clouds that try to mask […]
January 31, 2018

Addict Family Support at Bridging the Gaps in Virginia

Providing addiction support for your loved one in recovery can be challenging at times for a family. It can be difficult to know how to offer […]
May 29, 2017

More Baby Boomers are Boozing, Especially Women

Whether it’s another couple glasses of wine with dinner, a few more cocktails at social functions or get-togethers, or another nip or two to go to […]
January 27, 2017

New Study Reinforces Promise of Early Screening and Intervention in Staving Off Addiction

You may have heard the old adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  Well, in the realm of alcohol and substance use, […]
December 2, 2016

The ‘Hidden Costs’ of Heavy Drinking: Problem Youth Drinking Can Leave Lasting Scars

The Cost of Heavy Drinking With the heightened level of attention being paid to rising addiction rates and overdoses in the last year or so, most […]
October 28, 2016

I Saw it on TV: New Study Reveals Strong Link Between Ad Exposure and Teen Drinking

Pressure From Advertisements Most parents would like to think they are raising children who are not only able to make healthy decisions but who can exercise […]
May 2, 2016

Alcohol Awareness: Some Tips for Parents and Families about Underage Drinking

As April draws to a close, so does Alcohol Awareness Month which, since 1987, has been sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence […]