What Parents and Caregivers Should Know About Program Aftercare

March 29th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

“Aftercare” is a general term for activities and other resources that behavioral health and addiction treatment patients receive after being discharged from a primary care facility. Aftercare...

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Living The Meadows Model

January 23rd, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , ,

Nancy Minister, Workshop Facilitator at The Meadows, discusses the Meadows Model in our newest blog. The Meadows Model is incorporated into all of The Meadows family of...

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What Do I Do With My Child?

August 23rd, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , ,

College can be an exciting time for many young adults; it is where they experience many firsts, including a new lifestyle, friends, roommates, exposure to new cultures...

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PTSD in Children of Alcoholics

May 15th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , ,

In addition to the basics of food and shelter, children also need stability, consistency, and emotional care in order to thrive. Typically, at a young age, children...

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Do Religious Families Play A Role In Addiction?

May 15th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , ,

Religious Families and AddictionWritten by Thomas Gagliano, MSW In order to understand why religious families inadvertently and at times unintentionally create an environment where their children run...

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Growing Up With An Addicted Parent

April 12th, 2018 // // Tags: , , ,

I remember as a twelve year old, sitting alone in our living room after one of our by then typical family melt downs …….trying to make sense of...

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Alcohol Awareness Month: “Changing Attitudes: It’s not a rite of passage”

April 11th, 2018 // // Tags: , ,

The National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence (NCADD) is promoting their 32nd Annual Alcohol Awareness month this April.  The theme for this year encompasses the idea...

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Webinar Recap: Addiction Interaction Explained

October 19th, 2017 // // Tags:

Dr. Erica Sarr, primary therapist at Gentle Path at The Meadows, facilitated an educational webinar titled Addiction Interaction in Young Adults: Drugs, Sex & Tech for clinical...

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Let’s Bring Awareness To ADHD

October 2nd, 2017 // // Tags: , , , , , ,

October is ADHD Awareness month and for people without Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder it can be difficult to grasp what it feels like for those who do....

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The Complexity Of Treating Young Adults

September 18th, 2017 // // Tags: , , , , ,

By Claudia Black and Leanne Lemire Leah, 22, enters treatment with a history of substance abuse since the age of 14. She also has a history of...

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