What to Say to Someone Who Relapsed?

Wife saying encouraging words to her partner after a relapse

Relapse is a common part of the addiction recovery process. While it’s discouraging, it can turn into a learning experience for those struggling with substance use disorders and mental health issues. As family members or friends of someone in addiction recovery, knowing what to say when a loved one relapses can make a significant difference […]

Can You Die from a Hangover? Truth Revealed

Man slumped over a couch in a messy living room after a party

Are you familiar with that feeling of intense pain, dizziness, and nausea after a night of drinking? The dreaded hangover. It’s an unpleasant reminder of the indulgence you had the previous day, leaving you regretting your choices and perhaps vowing to never drink again. But have you ever wondered if a hangover can actually be […]

My Teenager Is Making Me Depressed

Mother and daughter sitting on a couch with their backs turned from each other.

It’s not uncommon to hear about teenagers being depressed. Mental health, especially for adolescents, has become a much discussed issue and there are now more resources available to help children cope with their emotions in their teenage years. However, one aspect that is often overlooked is how parents of teenagers are also at risk of […]

Can You Force Someone into Rehab?

Woman trying to stop her partner from drinking more alcohol

Families of loved ones struggling with addiction often find themselves asking: Can we force them into rehab? This question often reflects the weight of concern, love, and at times, desperation that caregivers feel. If you are in this situation, maybe you want a loved one over the age of 18 to enter treatment programs so […]