How Addiction Recovery Changes Intimate Relationships

How Addiction Recovery Changes Intimate Relationships

Being in recovery from alcohol or other drugs does not guarantee that you and your husband, wife, partner, son or daughter will not face issues in your relationship. Couples often come to us seeking help because everything else they have tried has not worked. It can...
Addiction: Covid-19 & Relapse

Addiction: Covid-19 & Relapse

Covid-19 has brought a new set of parameters to us. With Self-isolation, no in-person support networks, living, working – being furloughed etc. For the most part living in the same closed quarters that come with social distancing, it is no wonder that one may relapse...
What Is Care Management in Addiction Treatment?

What Is Care Management in Addiction Treatment?

I thought long and hard about how we offer services to the families we serve. We take pride in going the extra mile with are clients in providing Care Management services. In addition to Intervention and Safe Escort Services, here are some of the other services of we...
Follow Me Breaking Up With Your Addiction

Follow Me Breaking Up With Your Addiction

Uncle Kracker had a hit song that he wrote in 2001, describing his love affair with heroin. Sadly, he also had made the news in 2007 for an arrest that indicated he may not have been completely over all the trials and tribulations he would face on his journey. And he...
Myths Surrounding Family Therapy and Family Coaching

Myths Surrounding Family Therapy and Family Coaching

Let’s face it – family coaching is basically an unknown entity for most people and its scary to be in a group where there has been tension and trust issues. Not every clinician is equipped to engage with families and some prefer not to. Today I want to...
How To Help A Loved One After A Drug Or Alcohol Relapse

How To Help A Loved One After A Drug Or Alcohol Relapse

Addiction to drugs or alcohol is a struggle that impacts millions of people and families all over the world.  A 2017 National Survey on Health and Drug Use indicated that approximately 21.5 million people living in the United States above the age of 12 suffered from a...
What Are You Missing?

What Are You Missing?

In my melancholy mood of missing lanyards, I realized that my clients more often then not talk about what they are missing, relationships, intimacy, missing loved ones who are drowning tin a sea of addiction Covid 19 has exacerbated usual coping skills . Clients,...
Who Are Your People?

Who Are Your People?

Dear Ones, I have been thinking about authenticity. What is it who has it and how do we achieve it? As an 18-year-old college student I came into the field having marched with Martin Luther King Jr and working as an eligibility worker for the Allegheny Country...
DE-ESCALATION ANYONE????

DE-ESCALATION ANYONE????

Dear ones, It is hard not to ruminate about the tense situations we have found ourselves in the last 90 days. Tempers have flared, emotions risen, and our country has cried out in pain first from a pandemic which has left many isolated, alone, jobless, ill and living...