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Revealing What Exactly Educational and Therapeutic Consultants Do (and don’t do), with Joanna Lilley

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Revealing What Exactly Educational and Therapeutic Consultants Do (and don’t do), with Joanna Lilley
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:When my son began using drugs and alcohol, I did what a lot of parents do: I dove headfirst into a world I didn't know existed, trying to evaluate all the possible programs and places he might go to get help. But there's so much to learn about the treatment world, and the […]

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Insights From Honest Conversations With Treatment Programs, Consultants, and Real World Parents, with Brenda Zane

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Insights From Honest Conversations With Treatment Programs, Consultants, and Real World Parents, with Brenda Zane
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:I recently sat down with over 20 treatment program owners, directors, therapists, educational consultants, and 20+ parents who are or have been on the journey with their kids, and I'm sharing the insights I gleaned in today's episode. From insurance nightmares to difficult transitions and THC-induced psychosis, I cover a lot of territory,

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Decoding Today’s Adolescent Substance Use Treatment Landscape, with Trish Ruggles

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Decoding Today’s Adolescent Substance Use Treatment Landscape, with Trish Ruggles
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:At some point along your child's road to recovery, you will almost certainly need to make some difficult decisions about treatment. If they’re an adolescent, this becomes an even more complicated decision. And while I do have some personal experience with treatment, it's been 9 years since my son went to a wilderness

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Exposing the Hard Truths: Insurance Claims Denials for Substance Use Treatment, with Mark DeBofsky

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Exposing the Hard Truths: Insurance Claims Denials for Substance Use Treatment, with Mark DeBofsky
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Parents trying to navigate treatment with their kids are already pushed to their mental and emotional limits. When you're in it, you're so overwhelmed that it's hard to think about something as frustrating and time-consuming as insurance. But my guest today reminds us the earlier you get started and the more thorough your

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Prepare for Landing: Tools for a More Realistic Transition Home From Treatment with Jen Murphy and Hilary Moses of Solutions Parenting Support

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Prepare for Landing: Tools for a More Realistic Transition Home From Treatment with Jen Murphy and Hilary Moses of Solutions Parenting Support
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:If your son or daughter has been to residential treatment or Wilderness Therapy, you may have considered asking (begging?) a staff member to come home with them to help with the transition.   Thankfully, I was able to sit down with two experts who specialize in supporting parents during this vulnerable time-Jen Murphy

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Coaching Episode: Creative Options to Reduce Anxiety and Build Confidence & Independence Post-High School and Residential Treatment

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Coaching Episode: Creative Options to Reduce Anxiety and Build Confidence & Independence Post-High School and Residential Treatment
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:There are many stages of recovery, but one of the hardest to prepare for is when your child transitions home after treatment. Then factor in your semi-recovering child becoming a legal adult (but still needs support,) COVID, bullying, an eating disorder, and insincere friends and you’ve got a perfect storm of challenges. This

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Coaching Episode #3: Finding Points of Control When Life Feels Chaotic; Post-Residential Struggle, Marijuana Use, Mental Health Concerns And A Very Tired Mom

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Coaching Episode #3: Finding Points of Control When Life Feels Chaotic; Post-Residential Struggle, Marijuana Use, Mental Health Concerns And A Very Tired Mom
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Our coaching episodes are always hugely popular and today you'll get to hear how Mandy is dealing with a high-risk teenager who's been to residential treatment and is now home, returning to old habits (marijuana) and friends, and is newly on probation…⁠⁠Plus she works for the city she lives in, so from the

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For The Dads: Your Presence, Experience, And Actions Matter When Your Child Is Misusing Drugs Or Alcohol, with Andy Goldstrom

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
For The Dads: Your Presence, Experience, And Actions Matter When Your Child Is Misusing Drugs Or Alcohol, with Andy Goldstrom
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Calling all the dads…this one’s for you. Dads go through their own unique challenges when their son or daughter is struggling with mental health and substance misuse, and I had the chance to talk all about it with experienced dad turned parent coach, Andy Goldstrom.  You'll hear how Andy navigated a busy career

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Coaching Episode #2: Dealing With Manipulation, Parenting Paralysis, and Feeling Guilty About Holding Boundaries

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Coaching Episode #2: Dealing With Manipulation, Parenting Paralysis, and Feeling Guilty About Holding Boundaries
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:In this episode, I have the honor of coaching Cheryl as she deals with manipulation from her son who is in a residential treatment program, and her struggles with guilt around holding boundaries in her family.  She also talks about “parenting paralysis” which happens when she’s feeling overwhelmed, unsure and stuck. Cheryl was

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