In Search of Peace and Joy Over Christmas, New Year’s

In Search of Peace and Joy Over Christmas, New Year’s We are just moments away from one of the biggest party weeks in American life – Christmas and New Year’s Eve.  This time of the year, filled with celebration, can also be filled with something else, something darker.

What’s A Family To Do?

What’s A Family To Do?: Strategies for Helping a Loved One Who is Addicted to Drugs or Alcohol What is a family to do when a loved one has an active addiction to alcohol or drugs? That is the challenge faced by scores of parents, siblings and children each day in this country. The numbers […]

Death on Christmas Day

Death on Christmas Day Joe and Charlene’s son Patrick would be 41 years old if he were alive today.  Patrick was a lovable, introverted, very bright young man whose warmth and sensitive spirit made him easy to befriend.  No one, not his parents, sister or neighbors would ever have predicted that he would die at […]