Healthy Relationships

The Value of Healthy Relationships in Recovery

Healthy relationships can be crucial to our recovery. We can find people to connect with that help us grow into the best versions of ourselves. As parents, we might be worried about the friendships that our kids are making in recovery. We always want to be sure to guide our children in making healthy decisions, […]

Managing Anxiety

Simple Ways to Help Manage Your Anxiety

When our kids are dealing with struggles or feeling troubled, we may have our own feelings about their behaviors. We might start to feel guilty or upset at ourselves. Remember that these issues are not your fault. Behavioral and emotional issues can be resolved and worked on. They are not indications of failure on your […]

Mother and Son

How Can I Help Build My Child’s “Frustration Tolerance?”

We all have a “frustration tolerance,” which refers to our ability to handle setbacks and manage our emotions when we have to remain patient. Some people have a high tolerance for frustration, meaning that they are not upset easily and can remain relatively calm when facing challenges. Other people have a low tolerance for frustration. […]

pain management medications

How Can Kids be Affected by Pain Management Medications?

Pain management medications are powerful, especially to the developing mind. Teenagers and kids may be involved in sports or recreational activities that might lead to broken legs, loose teeth, or other injuries. Kids may also be exposed to pain management medications if their parents suffer from chronic pain and use medication to manage the pain. […]

journaling in recovery

Write It Down!: How to Journal for Success

Writing things down can help you continue in your success in and out of treatment. Journaling is a great way to reflect on the things that you learned during your day and can help you begin a conversation with yourself. You may struggle with self-talk or encouragement. Journaling can be a way of celebrating the […]