Tag: rehab

Recovery From Opiate Addiction Is Possible

No one deliberately sets out to become addicted to opiates, but it happens, sometimes as the result of medication prescribed following an injury or medical procedure. Opioids include morphine, OxyContin, codeine and heroin to name a few. Opiates are us…

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Alternatives to ADD Meds + Young Adults in Rehab + Bilingual Advantage + Sending Kids to College

Guest 1: Marilyn Wedge, author of . Topic: A drug-free approach for troubled kids. Issues: Understanding that there are almost always alternative treatments methods other than medication for troubled kids; the need to change the language mental health professionals use to classify behaviors and feelings. Guest 2: Joseph Lee, author of . Topic: Parenting young adults in treatment and beyond. Issues: What is addiction? How do we cope when a child returns home from treatment? […]

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A Second Chance at Fatherhood

Dear Mr. Dad: My daughter is 19 and has been in rehab three times. When she was five, her mother died and my daughter was placed in foster care because I wasn’t mentally stable enough to care for her. She was then adopted by her...

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