My Friend Has a Child Who is Struggling with Addiction. How Can I Help?
You don’t have to be affected by drug addiction to support a friend whose kid is struggling, or have to know exactly what to say. You just have to be there.
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.