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Help For Family And Friends

Help For Family And Friends

Help for Family/Friends

New Hope Recovery Center knows that family and friends are an integral part of treatment.  We also know that family and friends often have fewer resources available to help them understand their loved one as well as addiction and recovery.

It is critical that family and loved ones affected by addiction know how best to help their loved one get the needed help and to provide ongoing support that furthers sobriety.  It is also important for family and friends to understand how a loved one’s addiction can affect them and their own health and priorities.

We have written a number of articles to help the loved ones of an addict.  We are also here to answer any questions you may have and to share our experiences.  We would love to hear from you.  You can call us at 888-707-4673 or email us at [email protected].

Finding Treatment for Your Loved One’s Addiction

5 Questions to Ask About Treatment
Prescription Drug Rehab
Chicago Rehab
Insurance and Addiction Treatment
Finding Best Addiction Treatment in Chicago
The Admission Process
Inpatient and Outpatient Rehab
What is Outpatient Treatment?
Helping Loved Ones Overcome Fear of Treatment
Addiction Treatment and Court Involvement
Substance Abuse Treatment for Women
Treatment for Hispanic and Latino People
Drug Abuse Warning Signs
Differences Between Men and Women in Treatment
Effectiveness of Yoga During Treatment
Long Term Impact of Drug & Alcohol on Young Adults
Warning Signs of Student Drug Abuse
Emerging Adults at Risk for Substance Abuse

After Treatment – In Recovery

After Treatment Care
Transitioning Back to College After Treatment
5 Triggers to Avoid
Tips for the Newly Sober
Sober Support
Sober Holiday Celebrating
Sober Thanksgiving
Recovery and Summer Temptations
Sober St. Patrick’s Day
Staying Sober While Traveling

LGBT Individuals

LGBT Addiction & Recovery
Transgender Addiction Treatment
Finding Best Addiction Treatment for LGBT
Addiction Treatment in the LGBTQI Community
Loving Families Help Teens Avoid Addiction 
Religious Trauma and Addiction
LGBT Children of Alcoholics
Bisexuality and Addiction
Lesbians and Addiction
Crystal Meth and Gay Men
Addiction and HIV
Coming Out and Addiction Part 1
Coming Out and Addiction Part 2
Socializing in Sobriety for LGBTQI

Understanding Alcoholics and Excessive Drinkers

Teen Binge Drinking
Talking To Your Teen About Drinking
Warning Signs of Teen Drinking
Signs of Alcoholism
Warning Signs of Secret Alcoholic
Understanding Wet Brain Syndrome
Reducing Binge Drinking


Heroin Use Warning Signs
Parents Guide to Prevent Heroin Addiction
Heroin Success Story
Chicago Heroin Facts
Parents Beware of Chicago’s Heroin Epidemic
Suboxone versus Vivitrol
Suboxone Treatment
Phillip Seymour Hoffman Story
Celebrities Using or Addicted to Heroin

Prescription Drug Addiction

Adderall and Ritalin
Xanax Addiction
Ambien Abuse and Addiction
Most Abused Prescription Drugs
Warning Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse
Prescription Drug Abuse & Addiction
What Parents Should Know About Prescription Drug Abuse
5 Questions for Prescription Drug Rehab


Dangers of Teen Marijuana Use
Signs of Marijuana Use
Marijuana Addiction

Crystal Meth, Methamphetamine
Why is Meth So Addictive?
Signs of Meth Use and Addiction
Warning Signs of Meth Abuse
Crystal Meth and Gay Men
Crystal Meth Success Story

Cocaine Addiction 

Warning Signs of Cocaine Addiction

Sex Addiction

3 Levels of Sex Addiction
Signs of Sex & Love Addiction
Sex Addiction Warning Signs

Other Addictions

Signs of Gambling Addiction
The Games Gamblers Play
Signs of Shopping Addiction

Family/Friends and Addiction

Family Roles and Addiction
How Family Roles Affect Addiction
How Family and Friends Can Survive an Addiction
Acceptance and Addiction
Restoring Trust After Addiction Part 1
Restoring Trust After Addiction Part 2
Restoring Trust After Addiction Part 3
How Family & Friends Survive Addiction
Stages of Change in Addiction
Forgiveness and Addiction
Older Adults Substance Abuse and Mental Illness
Senior Citizens Alcohol Abuse and Addiction
Spirituality and Addiction

Helping versus Over-Helping

Are You Co-Dependent?
Helicopter Parents
Healthy Parent Boundaries
Helping Youth Avoid Peer Pressure
Characteristics of Co-Dependent
Helping Your Emerging Adult
Addiction: Shame and Guilt
Taming Perfectionism