Caron Treatment Center's Education Alliance

Conversations That Matter- Behavioral Health Strategies for Building Resilience in Youth

Caron's Education Alliance

  • A Family's Journey to Healing Part 2

A Family's Journey to Healing Part 2

Monday 1st July 2024

Join Kristen and Lee as they share their raw journey through addiction recovery, highlighting the power of family support and specialised treatment.
33 minutes
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Supportive
Raw
Hopeful
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Conversations That Matter- Behavioral Health Strategies for Building Resilience in Youth
Author:
Caron Treatment Center's Education Alliance
Overview:
Categories:
Parenting & Children
Sobriety Toolkit
Recovery from Trauma
Innovative Treatments & Recovery Paths
Relationships & Community
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A Family's Journey to Healing: Part 2

Episode Overview

  • Recognise early signs of addiction like changing friend groups and declining grades.
  • Understand the importance of specialised treatment centres for effective recovery.
  • Perseverance is key; recovery often requires multiple attempts.
  • Family support plays a crucial role in overcoming addiction.
  • Educational environments need to provide better resources for struggling students.
If I don't get high today, I am at risk of taking my own life
In this episode of 'Conversations That Matter', you'll hear the second part of Kristen and Lee's heartfelt journey through addiction recovery. They openly share their struggles and triumphs, offering a raw and honest look at the challenges faced by families dealing with youth behavioural health issues. From Kristen's early signs of trouble, like changing friend groups and declining grades, to her eventual addiction and the impact it had on her family, this episode pulls no punches.
Lee discusses his initial denial about the severity of Kristen's marijuana use and how it escalated into a full-blown addiction, affecting her mental health and leading to risky behaviours. Kristen recounts her emotional instability and how she used substances to cope, providing a gripping narrative of her path to recovery. The episode also highlights the importance of supportive educational environments and the role of specialised treatment centres.
Lee and Kristen stress the need for perseverance and finding the right help, emphasising that recovery is a continuous journey. Their story is a testament to resilience and the power of family support in overcoming addiction. Whether you're a parent, educator, or someone struggling with similar issues, this episode offers valuable insights and hope for a brighter future.
Don't miss out on this powerful conversation that could make a difference in your life or the life of someone you care about.