Coping with Addiction & Recovery During the Holidays
Our daughter’s addiction, and newly found recovery, added to the family tension during the holidays. Here’s how we learned to cope.
We work with a special group of moms and dads – Parent Coaches – who, just like you, have been affected by a child’s substance use. They are volunteers who receive special training from the Partnership and our clinical partner in order to help other families through similar struggles. In these blog posts, they answer parents’ most frequent questions.
Getting into a relationship is a very personal decision. The concern with relationships in early recovery is over the emotional ups and downs that come with the territory — what happens if there is a fight or a break-up, what might happen if one person relapses, assuming both are in recovery, etc.