Holidays and Boundaries

September 18, 2013

It’s been a busy couple of weeks over at AiR. Our staff attended the Association of Intervention Specialists meeting in Palm Springs, visiting and getting a pulse on the intervention field around the world. You can see pictures of some of the conference attendees on our Facebook page. We had the opportunity to spend some …..

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Helping Family Members Avoid Relapse During the Holidays

September 18, 2013

In addition to helping families with substance abuse issues manage the stress of the holidays, social workers may be called on to assist recovering addicts concerned about relapsing during the holidays. There are many strategies people in recovery can use to stay clean and sober amid the merriment of the season, according to behavioral health …..

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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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Addiction Surviving the Holidays

September 18, 2013

By Lisa Espich The holidays can be a magical time for families. It is a time for wonderful parties, great food, bonding, reminiscing about the past, and gift giving. Family members often travel great lengths to be together. For many people, it is the only time of year that their family is all together as …..

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Surviving The Holidays

September 18, 2013

December, 2012 Remember the true reason for the season and its spiritual significance. Take care of yourself. It’s imperative that we have a sense of preparedness as to not fall prey to our own potential triggers. We’ve learned about addiction and its challenges. As our loved ones fight their addiction, we need to fight our …..

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Aug 15 Support Meeting: New Trends in drugs, treatment and prevention

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  • 15 - 08 - 2018 07:00pm - 08:30pm
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