addiction

Dr. Gabor Maté on The Myth of Normal; The Roots Of Our Kids’ Struggles, Pressure On Today’s Parents, The Need For Community, And A Path To Healing

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Dr. Gabor Maté on The Myth of Normal; The Roots Of Our Kids’ Struggles, Pressure On Today’s Parents, The Need For Community, And A Path To Healing
Loading
/

ABOUT THE EPISODE:Are you ready for a deeply personal and thought-provoking hour? Dr. Gabor Maté is well known for his unflinching look at childhood trauma and how it manifests in our lives, and he does not disappoint in this raw, honest, and candid conversation. I'm even the recipient of an impromptu therapy session looking at […]

Dr. Gabor Maté on The Myth of Normal; The Roots Of Our Kids’ Struggles, Pressure On Today’s Parents, The Need For Community, And A Path To Healing Read More »

Watch Out For The Near Enemies of Love and Compassion, And A Tip To Thrive Through The Difficult Graduation Season, With Brenda Zane

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Watch Out For The Near Enemies of Love and Compassion, And A Tip To Thrive Through The Difficult Graduation Season, With Brenda Zane
Loading
/

ABOUT THE EPISODE:The concept of near enemies is helpful to understand when you’re working to parent from an intentional place and avoid unhealthy patterns with your son or daughter. In this episode, you’ll learn what a near enemy is and hear two common ones that show up when parenting a child with substance use issues.

Watch Out For The Near Enemies of Love and Compassion, And A Tip To Thrive Through The Difficult Graduation Season, With Brenda Zane Read More »

Clinging To Hope: An Epic Saga Of Addiction, Medical Innovation, Loss, Recovery, Hope and Unconditional Love

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Clinging To Hope: An Epic Saga Of Addiction, Medical Innovation, Loss, Recovery, Hope and Unconditional Love
Loading
/

ABOUT THE EPISODE:Sometimes, there's a story so unbelievable it's hard to know where to start when telling it. This is one of those. My guests are mother (Pattie Vargas) and daughter (Rebekah Mutch), and they trusted me with sharing their family's journey to hell plus the miraculous twist that no one saw coming. Intertwined with

Clinging To Hope: An Epic Saga Of Addiction, Medical Innovation, Loss, Recovery, Hope and Unconditional Love Read More »

Answers To Common CRAFT Questions Parents Have When Their Child Is Struggling With Addiction or Experimenting With Drugs, With Erica Lubetkin, LMHC

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Answers To Common CRAFT Questions Parents Have When Their Child Is Struggling With Addiction or Experimenting With Drugs, With Erica Lubetkin, LMHC
Loading
/

ABOUT THE EPISODE:CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training) is an evidence-based approach to motivating and inviting someone to make changes in their behavior. It's proven to be an effective way for parents to help their kids who are misusing drugs or alcohol, and is easily accessible to learn and put into practice. In this episode,

Answers To Common CRAFT Questions Parents Have When Their Child Is Struggling With Addiction or Experimenting With Drugs, With Erica Lubetkin, LMHC Read More »

What Parents Need to Know About Trauma Informed and Responsive Transport and Interventions, with Heather Hayes

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
What Parents Need to Know About Trauma Informed and Responsive Transport and Interventions, with Heather Hayes
Loading
/

ABOUT THE EPISODE:You've likely seen the A&E show "Intervention" where families work with a professional team to encourage a loved one to go to drug or alcohol treatment, and wondered how much of that is reality vs. Hollywood show. In this episode, you'll hear from someone who's been an interventionist on the show, is a

What Parents Need to Know About Trauma Informed and Responsive Transport and Interventions, with Heather Hayes Read More »

Dr. Anna Lembke, Author Of Dopamine Nation On Addiction, The Pain/Pleasure Balance And A Counterintuitive, Drug-Free Way To Find Homeostasis

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Dr. Anna Lembke, Author Of Dopamine Nation On Addiction, The Pain/Pleasure Balance And A Counterintuitive, Drug-Free Way To Find Homeostasis
Loading
/

ABOUT THE EPISODE:If you've ever wondered what dopamine has to do with the way we interact with decision making, pain-relief,  pleasure-seeking, addiction and basic human functioning, you're going to want to tune into this episode. I got to sit down with Dr. Anna Lembke, author of Dopamine Nation; Finding Balance In The Age of Indulgence,

Dr. Anna Lembke, Author Of Dopamine Nation On Addiction, The Pain/Pleasure Balance And A Counterintuitive, Drug-Free Way To Find Homeostasis Read More »

Teasing Apart The Complexities Of Gender Identity, Neurodiversity, Substance Use And Mental Health In Young People, With Sean Garcia

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Teasing Apart The Complexities Of Gender Identity, Neurodiversity, Substance Use And Mental Health In Young People, With Sean Garcia
Loading
/

ABOUT THE EPISODE:If there's a perfect storm of complexity and confusion for parents of adolescents and young adults it's the intersection of a mental health condition, neurodiversity, substance use and gender identity. It's overwhelming to know which aspect of these to address first, or do you address them all at once? Sean Garcia is a

Teasing Apart The Complexities Of Gender Identity, Neurodiversity, Substance Use And Mental Health In Young People, With Sean Garcia Read More »

Reframing the ADHD Diagnosis and Understanding Why People Self-Medicate with Marijuana, with Dr. Ned Hallowell

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Reframing the ADHD Diagnosis and Understanding Why People Self-Medicate with Marijuana, with Dr. Ned Hallowell
Loading
/

ABOUT THE EPISODE:If you have a son or daughter with ADD or ADHD you already know the struggle…especially if it's not officially diagnosed and you're floundering with the very real symptoms. You probably also know about self-medicating with marijuana and the slippery slope that follows. Dr. Ned Hallowell, prolific author (most recently ADHD 2.0) and

Reframing the ADHD Diagnosis and Understanding Why People Self-Medicate with Marijuana, with Dr. Ned Hallowell Read More »

Demystifying Co-Occurring Mental Heath and Substance Use Disorders, Answers to All Your Questions with Maryann Badenoch, The Partnership To End Addiction

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Demystifying Co-Occurring Mental Heath and Substance Use Disorders, Answers to All Your Questions with Maryann Badenoch, The Partnership To End Addiction
Loading
/

ABOUT THE EPISODE:When a parent hears "co-occurring disorder" from a therapeutic professional it can be scary, daunting and extremely confusing. Mental health disorders commonly accompany substance use in teens and young adults, and vice versa, yet it's hard to know which is which, is one more "primary" and how in the world do you go

Demystifying Co-Occurring Mental Heath and Substance Use Disorders, Answers to All Your Questions with Maryann Badenoch, The Partnership To End Addiction Read More »

Preparing For And Enjoying Holidays and Special Occasions With Complex Family Situations, with Lisa Pepper-Satkin

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Preparing For And Enjoying Holidays and Special Occasions With Complex Family Situations, with Lisa Pepper-Satkin
Loading
/

ABOUT THE EPISODE:Holidays and special occasions can go from being magical, fun times with family to days we approach with apprehension and even dread when complicated family dynamics are at play. These feelings couldn't be more present than for parents who have kids struggling with substance use and addiction or who are currently away from

Preparing For And Enjoying Holidays and Special Occasions With Complex Family Situations, with Lisa Pepper-Satkin Read More »