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Greenhouse’s Casey Green on Family and Addiction

One person’s addiction can affect their entire family. Children who grow up with parents who abuse alcohol or other substances often face mental health challenges. What’s worse is that the...

What to Do When a Colleague Is Addicted

While it may seem like having a drug or alcohol addiction may make it impossible to hold down a job, a large number of people who struggle with this disease...

Guide for Helping an Addicted Family Member

When functioning well, families can add immense happiness, stability, and support to a person’s life. Unfortunately, when there is intense conflict, such as that which tends to come with an...

Addiction & Recovery Guide for Friends

Signs a Friend Is Addicted to Drugs or an Alcoholic Addiction is a chronic condition that involves continuing to use drugs (addiction) or alcohol (alcoholism) despite negative consequences, such as...

Resources for Families and Loved Ones

Do you love someone who is struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol? If so, you know just how devastating the disease can be not only to your loved...

When Your Loved One Leaves Greenhouse

What Is the Discharge Process? If your loved one has consented to the facility releasing information to you, we will keep you updated as to all the details of their...

Families: What to Know about Your Loved One’s Treatment at Greenhouse

While staying at Greenhouse, your loved one will spend the better part of their time in group sessions, 12-step recovery groups, or therapy. Time spent in reflection is also encouraged....

How Families Can Support Their Loved Ones After Rehab

By all accounts, many people encounter significant challenges to finding effective, evidence-based rehabilitation services for themselves or for their loved ones in need of addiction treatment. The Substance Abuse and...

13-Year-Old Texas Girl’s Death Linked to Family Drug Theft

The search for a missing 13-year-old Texas girl ended tragically early this month when her body was found inside a home near Dallas. In the home was the body of...

What Proposed Budget Means for Families Fighting Addiction

Among their reasons for voting Trump into the presidency, supporters often cite his commitment to helping families who are struggling with addiction. Story after story is being told of Trump...

The Use of Family Therapy in Treatment

Family therapy isn’t “one size fits all.” After all, families come in all shapes and sizes. Not every family has the same set of problems, and each individual member is...

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