Vermont Public Radio highlights, The Hungry Heart, a documentary on addiction and recovery in Vermont. The audio clips are really great.
David Best recently wrote a piece on addiction and quality of life. On the role of community in recovery: At the heart of the recovery movement is a shift of emphasis away from “treatment” as a model reliant on professionally delivered interventions. Rather, the movement sees the recovery journey an intrinsically social process and … Continue reading Addiction and quality of life
We got a message from our friend Mark at the Recovered podcast that he will be podcasting with his wife on the topic of Grief and Recovery. Their oldest son died July 2, 2012 and they have been dealing with this topic since. This topic is near and dear to my heart. Below is a repost of … Continue reading Podcast Alert!
Drugfree.org has a great post from a parent who's been through the wringer and is speaking from the other side. When speaking with a struggling parent, she asked him what he wishes he would have done differently. He responds I would have learned to listen. First, I would have learned to listen to my son. … Continue reading I would have learned to listen.
Loved ones often struggle with the question of whether they are enabling. Drugfree.org offers a good post on the subject. By way of quick review, “enabling” actually means doing positive things that will end up supporting continued negative behavior, such as providing your child with money so they won’t “go hungry” during the day, knowing they use it to … Continue reading Am I enabling?