Navigating the Holidays When Your Child is in Early Recovery from Addiction
The emotional pain of drug addiction gets magnified during the holidays. For families with someone newly in recovery, how do you have a “normal” holiday?
Michael Hausauer, a psychotherapist in Oakland, Calif., said teenagers had a terrific interest in knowing whats going on in the lives of their peers, coupled with a terrific anxiety about being out of the loop. For that reason, he said, the rapid rise in texting has potential for great benefit and great harm.
Here’s the article from the New York Times.