Category Archives: Family

  • Where Is the Line?

    By: SOL Recovery Center25 Aug 2016

    Seeing your loved one battle with a substance addiction is a challenge. You want to help them as much as you can, but you also need to maintain your sense of self in the process. There may come a time when you realize that your efforts...

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  • Not a One Man Show

    By: SOL Recovery Center18 Aug 2016

    As a loved one of someone experiencing an addiction, you may underestimate just how much you may be affected by the disease that is not even your own. There is a culmination of things that you have to face, all while remaining strong...

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  • Judge Not

    By: SOL Recovery Center16 Aug 2016

    Suffering from an addiction brings with it wrongful judgment in different forms. If someone has been diagnosed with a disease, the only place they should be ‘locked up’ is in a hospital. Prosecuting someone of a drug crime, given...

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  • Children of Addicts

    Life as the Child of an Addict

    By: SOL Recovery Center07 Jun 2016

    There are very few people who are able to escape the home of an addicted parent unscathed. While there may be physical wounds, mostly, children of addicts are emotionally bruised, and if they’re not handled appropriately, it may...

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  • How to Help Someone with a Drinking Problem

    How to Help Someone with a Drinking Problem

    By: SOL Recovery Center31 May 2016

    Upon noticing that someone you know and care for may have a drinking problem, your first reaction may be one of shock and confusion, which may lend itself to trying to figure out a way to approach them. Mulling over the approach may...

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  • Staying Sober During the Holidays

    Facing the Holidays in Recovery

    By: Sol Recovery Center26 Nov 2015

    “To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.” – Criss Jami Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the six-week period that will carry us through Christmas and into...

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