Addiction and Codependency: Top 10 Reasons to Stop Enabling the Addict You Love - Part 2

I’m hoping that Part One of this article got you thinking about some of the potential ways you may be enabling the addict in your life, so that you...

Addiction and Codependency: Top 10 Reasons to Stop Enabling the Addict You Love - Part 1

We all know that addiction is rampant—it’s a horrific problem for far too many people, all over the world. And even though ‘addiction’ can take many...

Q&A With An Addiction Therapist: Candace Plattor

It's a tough subject to broach, but when it comes to addiction - whether alcohol, substance or behaviour - knowing what to do and say to support your...

“I Know I’m Enabling But . . .” Recovery from Addiction in the Family

After working with the loved ones of people struggling with addiction for nearly 30 years, I’m still amazed by how many come to their first...

Mental illness and family access to health information.

Australia’s medical law is based on the principle of autonomy. A person becomes the sole decision maker about their medical treatment when he or she...