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From Tough Love to Empathy: Coaching For Parents With Opioid Addicted Children

June 6, 2018

 

Parents from New Hampshire share their story and the change in their parenting approached that helped their son on his path to recovery. 

 

"I started to feel an immense sense of relief," Bea Duncan says. "I stopped feeling like I had to be private investigator and controlling mom. I could kind of walk side to side with him on this journey, instead of feeling like I had to take charge of it." 

 

"The concept of letting their children hit bottom is not the best strategy because in hitting bottom they may die," says Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

 

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Source:  wbur.org

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