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?
It can be challenging trying to figure out how to best approach your son’s or daughter’s substance use. It can become even more challenging when you and your significant other don’t agree on how to handle it.
“Disagreements are understandable,” explains Master Addictions Counselor Mary Ann Badenoch, LPC, in this short video. “But helping [your child] includes finding ways to collaborate with each other.”