This family member had given up on ever getting her daugher back again. Her powerful tale of hope credits CRAFT with helping turn things around. We are so grateful for her sharing this story with the Allies community.
They discharged him from detox precisely when withdrawal was at its worst. He will need the full support of his family to get through this difficult time.
A boyfriend is discharged from detox at precisely the moment when withdrawal is at its most painful. He will need the full support of his family to get through this difficult time of withdrawing.
The family drug court is granting this mother in recovery more access to her child. But the grandparents, who are raising their granddaughter, are concerned that their daughter is not ready. How can they support their daughter when they themselves are unsure of her ability to return to parenting?
There is an AA saying, one that I think also applies to families navigating the addiction of a loved one. Simply put, getting and staying sober must come first. Yet, for families, there is so much else going on.
Understanding the triggers that drive your loved one to use will make you more effective in responding to your loved one.