56 episodes

My Child & Addiction - A Parent-to-Parent Podcast, was conceived and developed by three fathers whose children are addicts. Joined by several other parent support group participants, their hope is that by sharing their stories other parents and family members are offered a little encouragement and heartfelt support as we all travel this most challenging journey together. You are not alone.

My Child & ADDICTION Parents

    • Parenting
    • 4.7 • 53 Ratings

My Child & Addiction - A Parent-to-Parent Podcast, was conceived and developed by three fathers whose children are addicts. Joined by several other parent support group participants, their hope is that by sharing their stories other parents and family members are offered a little encouragement and heartfelt support as we all travel this most challenging journey together. You are not alone.

    THIS SUCKS!

    THIS SUCKS!

    During this Parent Support Group meeting, the topic is how downright tough it can be to parent a child with substance use disorder and other mental health challenges, and the remarkable perspective to be gained when there is improvement or recovery. The parents are joined in this meeting by Brad Sorte, Chief Growth Officer and Executive Vice President, Caron Treatment Centers.

    • 59 min
    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Brad Sorte

    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Brad Sorte

    Caron Treatment Centers’ Brad Sorte answers questions about the changes in treatment programs during the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact on families and the increasing use of telemedicine.

    • 17 min
    Boundaries

    Boundaries

    During this Parent Support Group meeting, the parents connected via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss putting the concept of "boundaries” into practice, as a core tool in parenting a child with substance use disorder. The group includes mothers and fathers, some in recovery, married and not, with teenage to adult children. The parents are joined in this meeting by Christopher O'Reilly, Executive Director of Counseling Services, Caron Treatment Centers.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Christopher O'Reilly

    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Christopher O'Reilly

    Caron Treatment Centers’ Christopher O'Reilly answers questions from parents about stress management, in-patient versus out-patient treatment and relapse prevention.

    • 17 min
    Crisis Management

    Crisis Management

    During this Parent Support Group meeting, the parents connected via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic, to explore how they have dealt with crisis associated with parenting a child with substance use disorder. The group includes mothers and fathers, some in recovery, married and not, with teenage to adult children. The parents are joined in this meeting by Dave Rotenberg, Chief Clinical Officer, Caron Treatment Centers.

    • 1 hr
    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Dave Rotenberg

    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Dave Rotenberg

    Caron Treatment Centers’ Dave Rotenberg answers questions from parents about cultural literacy’s relevance in treatment, how best to address issues concerning tattoos and piercings, and the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

shihtzumom19 ,

So Helpful

I’m so thankful I found this podcast. It’s hard to find reliable help for us parents.

Gir freak1244567! ,

Not alone

The resources out there are hard to navigate. Especially when you have a 22-year-old daughter addicted to fentanyl .. where do I turn. Hospital visit after hospital visit detox OD suicide attempts only to be sent home.I will take from this podcast what I can to get help maybe for myself initially. I’m lost

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Thank you

My son has chosen to be homeless for nearly a year now. I wish I had found this podcast sooner. Thank you for sharing your raw and honest perspectives. I no longer feel alone.

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