Addicted Parents

Drug Rehabs for Mothers

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Addicted Parents, Addiction, Mother and Daughter Issues, Rehab, Women |

Drug Rehabs for Mothers Addiction affects 1 in 7 people and some put the number at as many as 1 in 3 people. Addiction does not discriminate. It crosses socioeconomic and ethnic lines; not just the poor or minorities. That being said, addiction can affect the lives of mothers: women who are supposed to be caring, nurturing, and responsible for innocent children.   Traditional Drug Rehabs for Mothers Unfortunately, many women lose custody of their children because of drug addiction. Those...

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Drug Treatment for Pregnant Women

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Addicted Children, Addicted Parents, Addiction, Pregnancy, Women |

Drug treatment for pregnant women The need for drug treatment for pregnant women is high. Prenatal care and drug treatment can help ensure healthy babies and prevent the developmental and behavioral problems caused by alcohol and other drugs in pregnant women. Infant mortality and drug and alcohol addicted babies is directly linked to the quality of prenatal care the mothers received. Low-income families sometimes do not have access to or they don’t seek health care. Birth defects,...

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Mother and Daughter Issues in Addiction

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Addicted Children, Addicted Parents, Mother and Daughter Issues, Relationships, Women |

Mother and Daughter Issues in Addiction Mother and daughter relationships are some of the most complex and diverse relationships there are. Some mothers and daughters are best friends and some talk once a week whiles others have volatile relationships where they don’t talk to each other for years on end. Some mothers and daughters talk about everything and some avoid conflict like the plague. Most relationships between mothers and daughters encompass a little bit of all these aspects. When...

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5 Ways To Know Your Parents Are Addicted

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 in Addicted Parents |

5 Ways To Know Your Parents Are Addicted It is becoming more and more common for adult children to discover their parent is using drugs. The prescription pill epidemic has resulted in people outside the usual “addict demographic” to abuse drugs.  Abuse of mind-altering prescription drugs by Americans 50 and older is projected to triple by 2020, according to a recent study. Empty nest syndrome, medical problems, deaths of close friends and family-these are all reasons why your parent may...

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