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Coaching Episode: A Season of Grief and Loss Reveals the Seeds of Hope, with Leah

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Coaching Episode: A Season of Grief and Loss Reveals the Seeds of Hope, with Leah
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ABOUT THE EPISODE: We all have more going on in our lives than just kids who are misusing substances. But Leah is currently facing an overload of grief and loss including caring for her father-in-law through in-home hospice, the loss of her first grandchild as a newborn, and now caring in-home for her mother and […]

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Coaching Episode: A Quick Pivot; Navigating an Early Return Home From Residential Treatment

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Coaching Episode: A Quick Pivot; Navigating an Early Return Home From Residential Treatment
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ABOUT THE EPISODE: When Heather discovered that some significant changes were happening in her daughter’s residential program, she began to worry the family was not receiving what they were promised. After an unproductive discussion with the program director, Heather made the difficult choice of bringing her daughter home early. Now what? When we spoke for

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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: Dealing With Anger and Disappointment When You Learn Your Child Is Misusing Drugs and Alcohol, with Rose

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Coaching Episode: Dealing With Anger and Disappointment When You Learn Your Child Is Misusing Drugs and Alcohol, with Rose
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Rose has three children, so she's not new to being a mom. But when her son spent six months trying every drug he could find, she stepped into a foreign world of substance misuse and increasing risk. She dealt with the utter shock and disbelief her child had been using substances at all,

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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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Recovery Reframes Parenting: Second Chances for a Father and Son Navigating Early Recovery

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Recovery Reframes Parenting: Second Chances for a Father and Son Navigating Early Recovery
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:On today's coaching episode, we welcome our first dad from our community for dads, The Woods. As a father, Brad has some great things going for him. He still has a meaningful connection of supportive parenting with his ex-wife, who first introduced him to the podcast, and he’s a member of The Woods,

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Coaching A Mom Pushed To Her Limits, with Olivia

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
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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Coaching Episode: Learning to Let Go with Tracey

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Coaching Episode: Learning to Let Go with Tracey
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Having a child who misuses drugs or alcohol can look very different for all of us – especially for children of different ages.  For parents of kids who are still living at home, the responsibilities and realities are simply not the same as parents whose children are young adults, living on their own

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Coaching Episode: The Purpose of Self-Care and Importance of Acknowledging Progress When Your Child Chooses Sobriety

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Coaching Episode: The Purpose of Self-Care and Importance of Acknowledging Progress When Your Child Chooses Sobriety
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:If you’re here listening to Hopestream, you probably know that working through substance misuse can take a heavy toll on family relationships.  Even after a child achieves sobriety, family dynamics are sometimes still disrupted by  the intensely  emotional process everyone has been through. In this coaching episode, I’ll meet Alana, a Stream Community

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