COVID-19 has forced many households into the entrepreneurial world; whether they are ready or not. In many respects, entrepreneurs can exhibit symptoms that mirror other substance abuse disorders. Left unchecked, families can find themselves in a financial bind that they may not be able to recover from.
I’m excited to be mentioned in the July 2020 INDY magazine article entitled “Will the Coronavirus Create the Next Generation of Addicts?”. I am deeply concerned that COVID will only exacerbate a problem the health system cannot adequately provide for. Articles like this help break the stigma of substance abuse and encourage families to seek the help they desperately need. Click below to read the article.
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.
Plan for helping your loved one in recovery while supporting your entire family.
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.