6 Things To Do Before Child Gets Home From Treatment

  1. First, it’s time for a thorough housecleaning to prevent any temptations.
  2. Next, get naloxone as a prevention measure.
  3. Make the aftercare plan a priority.
  4. Try CRAFT skills to improve communications in your family.
  5. Develop a contract and a Recovery Plan
  6. Take it one day — perhaps one minute — at a time.

6 Things to Do Before Your Kid Comes Home from Addiction Treatment

 

 

 

What is overparenting?

A clip from Breaking Points, 30-minute documentary intended for adults that explores the stress and pressures our teens face every day, as well as the unhealthy ways that many of them cope, including misusing prescription drugs.

CRAFT provides families with tools to better understand your child’s reasons for substance use, ways to improve communication and to reward non-using behaviors while discouraging substance use. Equally important are the tools around self-care to handle negative emotions like anger, guilt and depression, and to address feelings of isolation.

Skills to Help Your Child and Family Heal

 

Reflecting on My Addiction and Recovery, Then and Now

We are so proud of Andrew and all of his work with Young People in Recovery, across the state of Maine and beyond!