Family Issues | Addiction Professional Magazine Skip to content Skip to navigation

Family Issues

Texting resource available for parents of drug-affected children

April 20, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has introduced the Help & Hope by Text resource for parents.

Rx Summit 18: Families hold the key to long-term wellness

April 6, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
Two of the most prominent leaders in the field explained that they believe family members play the most pivotal role in an individual's recovery from addiction.

Create a 'newer normal' to help families heal

March 21, 2018  |  Michael Barnes, PhD, MAC, LPC
article
The focus in addiction treatment should shift from individual to family recovery.

Treatment guide for pregnant women includes medication information

February 8, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
The federal government has released a clinical guide to evidence-based treatments for pregnant and parenting women with opioid use disorders.

Study illuminates factors influencing change in women

February 7, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
New research suggests that a method of coping that is preferred by many women can positively influence drug use outcomes.

New data place FASD estimates at 1 to 5 percent

February 6, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
news
Newly released data from first-graders in four regions of the U.S. show a prevalence range of 1.1 to 5% for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

Why the brain is the new frontier

February 6, 2018  |  Jill Sederstrom
article
The goal of the ABCD study is to learn more about how experiences in adolescence, such as substance use, screen time, sleep or participation in sports, impact brain development and ultimately factor into social, behavioral and health outcomes.

Often in recovery, it takes two

January 16, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
Addiction professionals are increasingly embracing couples therapy early in treatment, breaking with tradition in the field.

Advocacy group slams Montana county policy on pregnant women

January 15, 2018  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
The Big Horn County Attorney's Office has announced a crackdown targeting women who use substances while pregnant, asking health professionals and others to report cases to authorities.

Patient uneasiness complicates treatment for stimulant use

December 30, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
A clinical leader says that, to a greater extent than with other drugs, many patients with stimulant use problems steadfastly want to remain on the substances.

Holiday help: Five ways clinicians can help patients handle emotions

December 18, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
article
Clinicians treating patients in recovery can help patients navigate subjects such as family-of-origin issues and holiday parties during what can be a stressful season.

Full circle: My journey gloriously continues to unfold

December 11, 2017  |  Thomas M. Greaney, MEd, LADC, CCDP, SAP
article
The writer confronts difficult emotions and celebrates personal growth amid a holiday period that challenges persons in recovery.

Pages

Subscribe to Family Issues