Family

Having a child with addiction issues is frightening, painful and bewildering. I think I can speak for all parents who have found themselves in this...

How do you recognize addiction? I think many of us have a preconceived notion of what an addict looks like. But for those of us...

How I had come to find out my son was addicted to heroin was a haunting experience. I say was, as in past tense, because...

Closing the door was the best thing we ever did to stop enabling our sons to continue their destructive lifestyle. The first stage of closing...

When the day came that I had to close the door on my son because of his continued drug use it was exceptionally painful; you...

There is a phrase used in the recovery community: “closing the door.”  It means making it very clear to your addicted son that coming home...