Families and Addiction — Surviving the Season of Stress

September 18, 2013

By Christina Reardon, MSW, LSW Social Work Today Vol. 11 No. 6 P. 10 Families of active substance abusers and people in recovery may need extra support managing festive but stressful holiday celebrations. Read some sound advice on helping families handle the potential problems. The holidays usually evoke images of family bliss: —Uncle Joe carving …..

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Surviving and Thriving During the Holidays with an Addicted Child

September 18, 2013

My first order of action is to enter into the season with no expectations. In Alanon they have a saying, “Expectations are only premeditated resentments.” I usually set the bar so high for myself and others that anything short of perfection is considered failure in my opinion. This year I am only doing the parts …..

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