Addiction Intervention: A Healing Tool for the Whole Family
14August

Addiction Intervention: A Healing Tool for the Whole FamilyAddiction Intervention: A Healing Tool for...Addiction Intervention: A Healing Tool for the Whole Family

By Ben Cecil

To read the original article on PsychCentral's Addiction Recovery Blog, published on July 3rd, 2019 and written by David Sack, M.D. Individuals struggling with addiction need a great deal of support. The families that struggle alongside...

To read the original article on PsychCentral's Addiction Recovery Blog, published on July 3rd, 2019 and written by David Sack, M.D. Individuals struggling with addiction need a great deal of support. The families that struggle alongside them do as well. They are exposed to...

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Talking to Your Teen About Family Addiction History
16April

Talking to Your Teen About Family Addiction HistoryTalking to Your Teen About Family Addiction...Talking to Your Teen About Family Addiction History

By Family First Adolescent Services

Speaking with your children about addiction in any capacity can feel overwhelming. You might not know how much they understand, and you may worry that you'll frighten them. While you will have to determine what works specifically for your family,...

Speaking with your children about addiction in any capacity can feel overwhelming. You might not know how much they understand, and you may worry that you'll frighten them. While you will have to determine what works specifically for your family, you can keep some tips in mind to help...

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Adderall Abuse The Study Drug
16April

Adderall Abuse The Study DrugAdderall Abuse The Study DrugAdderall Abuse The Study Drug

By Family First Adolescent Services

Adderall: What Every Parent Should Know As a parent, particularly of a teenager, you worry about addiction because it affects such an alarming segment of the youth in the United States. Adderall has become an increasingly consumed drug among...

Adderall: What Every Parent Should Know As a parent, particularly of a teenager, you worry about addiction because it affects such an alarming segment of the youth in the United States. Adderall has become an increasingly consumed drug among teenagers. For this reason, it is imperative...

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The Consequences of Teenage Marijuana Use
16April

The Consequences of Teenage Marijuana UseThe Consequences of Teenage Marijuana UseThe Consequences of Teenage Marijuana Use

By Family First Adolescent Services

While the debate as to the extent that marijuana damages a teenage user’s developing brain rages on (with many studies in the affirmative), there is no doubt that the effects of addiction can have catastrophic effects on the quality of life...

While the debate as to the extent that marijuana damages a teenage user’s developing brain rages on (with many studies in the affirmative), there is no doubt that the effects of addiction can have catastrophic effects on the quality of life of not only the addict, but his or her...

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Underage Drinking: The Heartbreaking Truth
16April

Underage Drinking: The Heartbreaking TruthUnderage Drinking: The Heartbreaking TruthUnderage Drinking: The Heartbreaking Truth

By Family First Adolescent Services

Growing Up Is Hard To Do Most adults (if we’re being honest) have “war stories” about consuming alcohol when we were underage. Some are good. Some are bad. Despite having more luck than brains, many of us were able to reach the...

Growing Up Is Hard To Do Most adults (if we’re being honest) have “war stories” about consuming alcohol when we were underage. Some are good. Some are bad. Despite having more luck than brains, many of us were able to reach the age of reason relatively unscathed....

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Experiential Therapy: Healing Emotional Wounds
16April

Experiential Therapy: Healing Emotional WoundsExperiential Therapy: Healing Emotional WoundsExperiential Therapy: Healing Emotional Wounds

By Family First Adolescent Services

Untreated Emotional Wounds [A Life Sentence] Emotional wounds are stubborn and persistent. If left untreated they can shadow us throughout life - encouraging negative behavior, mental illness, and unhealthy coping mechanisms (such as drug...

Untreated Emotional Wounds [A Life Sentence] Emotional wounds are stubborn and persistent. If left untreated they can shadow us throughout life - encouraging negative behavior, mental illness, and unhealthy coping mechanisms (such as drug addiction and alcoholism). When struggling to...

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Treating Anxiety Without Drugs or Alcohol
16April

Treating Anxiety Without Drugs or AlcoholTreating Anxiety Without Drugs or AlcoholTreating Anxiety Without Drugs or Alcohol

By Family First Adolescent Services

What Is Anxiety? Anxiety is the body’s physiological and psychological response to stress. The primary function of anxiety is to protect us from potentially dangerous situations by giving clear warning signals. However, when anxiety...

What Is Anxiety? Anxiety is the body’s physiological and psychological response to stress. The primary function of anxiety is to protect us from potentially dangerous situations by giving clear warning signals. However, when anxiety becomes a part of everyday life it can lead to...

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