a woman is happy she sought rehab for mother and child

What Will Happen to My Child If I Seek Treatment?

As a mother looking for addiction or behavioral health treatment, your biggest concern is most likely the welfare of your children while you are in treatment. You may be debating between inpatient versus outpatient options to balance childcare or even the fear of losing your child or children if you seek treatment. Recovering from addiction…

a family benefits from a mother and children rehab

3 Benefits of Attending a Rehab for Women Who Have Children

Having a substance use disorder affects not only the individual abusing drugs or alcohol but also their entire life, especially their family and children. Unfortunately, many parents do not seek the help they need for their addictions because they do not have an alternate caregiver, or they fear that their children will be taken away…

aunt helping her nephew cope when a parent is in addiction treatment

Helping Children Cope When a Parent is in Addiction Treatment

Addiction is a disease that affects the entire family, not just the person who is misusing drugs or alcohol. Substance use impacts everyone’s life. An estimated 25% of children affected by addiction in their family are under age 18. Entering addiction treatment with children at home can be a difficult decision, but realize that it…