Support for Families
Addiction is a disease that affects not only the individual struggling with it but the entire family. The family is often forgotten, but they are on the front lines of the battle. This blog serves as a valuable resource for those who are seeking to help a loved one on their journey towards recovery, offering hope and guidance along the way.
New Course: Family Intervention Series
Families can hold tremendous influence when it comes to talking to their loved one about substance misuse and treatment. This course will prepare you to talk to a loved one from a place of caring. (Please log in to watch.) If you need immediate support, please reach out to a peer coach.
My Bluebird Resolution
When the hustle and bustle of the holiday season ends, it can be a jarring transition to suddenly find yourself surrounded by stillness and silence. Elizabeth McKissick, Director of Communications at Youturn Health, writes about the inspiration she found in a bluebird and how she has made a resolution to focus on staying optimistic in the new year.
Under Our Roof
Co-Author and Regional Vice President at Caron Treatment Centers, Harry Cunnane is making a huge impact on the world of Substance Use Disorders. His book Under Our Roof was co-authored by his mother, Congresswoman Madeleine Dean, and describes his struggle with opioid use disorder told from dual perspectives. Listen in as he tells his story which aids in breaking barriers and stigma.
Support for Families of People Struggling with Substance Use Disorder (SUD)
Loved ones of people struggling with addiction are five times more likely to use emergency services according to the Snyder Health Institute. This is just one of the staggering impacts of substance use disorder on families. It can be a roller coaster of emotions and it’s okay to ask for help. View our infographic for support resources.
Youturn Health Peer Coaches can help with stress management, substance misuse, addiction and recovery, and much more.