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Writing H.O.M.E. – A New Roadmap for Parents With Kids in Treatment, with Solutions Parenting Support

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Writing H.O.M.E. – A New Roadmap for Parents With Kids in Treatment, with Solutions Parenting Support
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:The experience of parenting a child in, or transitioning out of, treatment almost always feels like uncharted territory. And for each of us as individuals, it usually is. But what if there was a way to zoom out and find patterns within thousands of family experiences? With that insight, we might even be […]

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The Incredible Influence of Parents When Your Child Struggles with Substance Misuse or Addiction, with Cathy Cioth

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
The Incredible Influence of Parents When Your Child Struggles with Substance Misuse or Addiction, with Cathy Cioth
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:A common feeling parents express when they have a child struggling with substance misuse or addiction is helplessness. It feels as though day-to-day events whiplash you around, and there's nothing you can do to help create stability or calm – let alone encourage your child to accept help.  The good news is there

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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
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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

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Nine Things We Never Talk About (out loud) When Our Kids Misuse Drugs or Alcohol, With Cathy Cioth

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Nine Things We Never Talk About (out loud) When Our Kids Misuse Drugs or Alcohol, With Cathy Cioth
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:There are some thoughts, questions, and situations we face as parents of kids who are misusing substances that make us question our parenting, our sanity and even our humanity. Because these tricky topics don't often make it into the conversation, we're tackling them today as a way to air issues you may be

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A Better Way to Parent a Child Struggling With Substance Use or Addiction: The Compassion Antidote, With Cathy Taughinbaugh

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
A Better Way to Parent a Child Struggling With Substance Use or Addiction: The Compassion Antidote, With Cathy Taughinbaugh
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:“It’s not mine. I’m just carrying it for a friend.” Have you heard this one before? As many times as that line has been used, it’s still a really common cover in the moment we confront our kids.  Yet, sometimes our kids are really good at hiding their substance use or addiction because

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3 Ideas For Combating Parenting Burnout And Empathy Fatigue When Your Child is Misusing Drugs or Alcohol, with Brenda Zane

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
3 Ideas For Combating Parenting Burnout And Empathy Fatigue When Your Child is Misusing Drugs or Alcohol, with Brenda Zane
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Getting real this week about the mental and physical burnout and empathy fatigue we can feel as parents when we're trying our hardest with our kids who are struggling with substance use. It's not often talked about but it's real, so we'll dive into what it can feel like and 3 things you

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A Harm Reduction Approach To Risky Behavior In Teens And Young Adults, With Dee Dee Stout

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
A Harm Reduction Approach To Risky Behavior In Teens And Young Adults, With Dee Dee Stout
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:When your son or daughter refuses or can't seem to embrace abstinence, what do you do? Harm reduction is an approach that can help navigate your child to safer territory and…it's confusing . Dee Dee Stout is someone Psychology Today includes in their list of "the top 10 harm reduction names you should

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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
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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.

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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
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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

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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
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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,

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