Battling addiction, no matter what the substance of choice, requires a strong support network. A financial advisor with empathy towards substance abuse should be a part of that network. He/She will be instrumental in creating boundaries, preparing a plan, and holding all parties accountable.
You Cannot Pay Your Way Out of This Crisis You desperately want to believe that you can pay someone to take care of this problem for your loved one.
Recovery teaches us “take one day at a time”. When we introduce goals and dreams into the conversation, we not only convey belief that long-term recovery will happen, we replace emotional purchases with purposeful spending.
When talking to your loved one, do you tell him what to do or do you teach them how to think for themselves?
As parents or partners of someone with a substance use disorder, it is imperative to remember that we have made promises to support the entire family – not just the patient.
Learn how to set boundaries and develop solutions.
A comprehensive plan for the family. Emotional confidence for the those in recovery
The comprehensive costs of substance abuse are significant to the individual and their family.
Maintaining sobriety is a full time commitment that must be integrated with managing a career and family.
As parents, all we want for our child suffering with addiction is to make it stop. We will do anything to make the pain and suffering go away. If we are fortunate and our loved one begins their journey on the road to recovery, we desperately want to help them transition from becoming sober to living a sober life. We know what they need to do; if only they would listen! This is delicious irony. We want them to listen, and they want to be heard. In my experience the reason there is no communication is due to emotion. The …
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