boundaries

Coaching Episode: Drawing the Line with Grace – Confident Boundaries and Open Communication, with Jane

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Coaching Episode: Drawing the Line with Grace - Confident Boundaries and Open Communication, with Jane
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ABOUT THE EPISODE: Jane isn’t exactly sure at what age her older son began using substances regularly, but the degree of misuse seemed to come in waves. He stayed in therapy until he left for college – which is just when her younger son began having the same issues. He cycled through four high schools, […]

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Coaching Episode: Using Self-Care and Motivation as Tools in Teen Harm Reduction

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Coaching Episode: Using Self-Care and Motivation as Tools in Teen Harm Reduction
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Kelly’s son began smoking marijuana all day, every day after a serious trauma two years ago. Therapy and harm reduction strategies have led them to an arrangement where he is allowed to smoke occasionally, but only in the garage. Her son is smoking much less now, and in combination with therapy, reports he’s

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Coaching A Mom Pushed To Her Limits, with Olivia

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Coaching A Mom Pushed To Her Limits, with Olivia
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Long before Olivia became a single parent, she was forced to face her own trauma. The heartbreaking challenges she's faced since then have piled an incredible amount of stress onto an already complex life. The difficult journey for Olivia's son began with his father's brain injury and substance misuse, leading to a messy

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Coaching Episode – Helping Your Child Progress Through Early Recovery and Begin Adulting, with Alice

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Coaching Episode – Helping Your Child Progress Through Early Recovery and Begin Adulting, with Alice
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:In this coaching episode we reconnect with Stream member Alice who I spoke to 18 months ago, when her son was in the worst of his substance misuse. And what incredible growth and development her family has seen since then!   After wilderness and a therapeutic boarding school, Alice’s son is now an

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What Are Boundaries And Why Parents Need Them When Their Child Misuses Drugs or Alcohol, with Cathy Cioth

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What Are Boundaries And Why Parents Need Them When Their Child Misuses Drugs or Alcohol, with Cathy Cioth
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:You might hear the term "boundaries" thrown around as you work to parent your child who's misusing drugs and alcohol – but what exactly are they, and why do you need them? Hopestream Community co-founder Cathy Cioth and I deep dive into this topic today because we see parents in our communities struggle

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A Mother & Son Walk Us Through Addiction, Recovery and Rebuilding Family Connection, With Cindy & Colin

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A Mother & Son Walk Us Through Addiction, Recovery and Rebuilding Family Connection, With Cindy & Colin
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:By the time Cindy learned to establish boundaries with her son Colin, he had already endured brain injuries and intubations as a result of his alcohol abuse. When Colin finally called her from jail one night, she knew that she shouldn’t bail him out despite her instincts. She expressed sympathy but didn't offer

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A Tribute To Bill Guy, A Role Model For Parents Who Love A Child Struggling With Drugs and Alcohol

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A Tribute To Bill Guy, A Role Model For Parents Who Love A Child Struggling With Drugs and Alcohol
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:It's a very special Hopestream episode today in memory of a dear friend and host of The Woods Community, Bill Guy. Bill passed away June 2nd and he leaves a big gap in the world – we were fortunate to have had him as a generous and brave leader for our community in

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Back Pocket Parenting; Getting Un-Enmeshed From A Child Who Misuses Drugs and Alcohol, with Cathy Cioth

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Back Pocket Parenting; Getting Un-Enmeshed From A Child Who Misuses Drugs and Alcohol, with Cathy Cioth
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Parents often don’t realize they’re deeply and unhealthfully embedded in their child’s life- especially when that child struggles with their relationship to substances. The official term for this dysfunction is called enmeshment, but since Cathy and I aren’t therapists, we liken it to back-pocket parenting. If you find yourself intertwined in your child’s

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Replacing Addiction Shame with Addiction Energy and the Importance of Parent Boundaries, With Dr. Wes Robins

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Replacing Addiction Shame with Addiction Energy and the Importance of Parent Boundaries, With Dr. Wes Robins
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:It’s nearly impossible for our kids to see us as anything but authority figures.  And, of course, we are.  We want to protect them from the world and sometimes even from the consequences of their own actions.  But teens and young adults struggling with substance misuse often need a different kind of relationship

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Coaching Episode: Tuning Into Your Values When Your Boundaries And Patience Are Challenged

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Coaching Episode: Tuning Into Your Values When Your Boundaries And Patience Are Challenged
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:If you’ve been around here long, you know that nurturing the connection in your relationship with your son or daughter is the top priority as we support a path to recovery. But trying to stay level-headed when our kids are lying, pushing boundaries, or just deflecting and distracting from the issue at hand

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