9 Ways to Help Grandparents Raising Children of Addiction

Sis Wenger, NACoA President / CEO

As the foster care systems across America become increasingly overwhelmed by the growing number of children entering their systems and the special needs these children have as a result of the trauma they have experienced from the opioid epidemic’s engulfing and claiming their parents. More and more grandparents are thrust into saving and raising their children’s children.
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Gratitude: Not Just For Thanksgiving Anymore. How to foster everyday gratitude in children living with parental addiction.

Mary Beth Collins, NACoA Director of Programs

During the week of Thanksgiving, and increasingly throughout the entire month of November, many post on social media, or send notes or letters, expressing gratitude. At the Thanksgiving table many families treasure the tradition of allowing everyone a moment to speak about what they are thankful for. It’s a wonderful time of year to pause, to reflect and give appreciation for one’s many blessings.

Gratitude doesn’t have to be reserved for holiday rhetoric; an attitude of gratitude can be an important part of everyday living.
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The Commission’s Report: But What About the Children of Addiction?

Sis Wenger, NACoA President/CEO Read More >>

Reclaiming Parenting with Addicted Teens and Young Adults

Barbara Krovitz-Neren, MA, NACoA Co-Founder
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Alateen: A Supportive, Safe Space for Teens

Gail Barker, ME.D, LCPC, Borah High School Counselor
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The Power of Forgiveness in Family Recovery

Jerry Moe, M.A., Betty Ford Center National Director of Children’s Programs
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FASD Awareness: Lessons Learned

Sis Wenger, NACoA President/CEO
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FOSTERING MOTHER-INFANT BONDING: THE MOMS AND BABIES PROGRAM AT THE ILLINOIS DECATUR CORRECTIONAL CENTER

Peter Palanca & Lindsey Baumgartner, Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities
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Children of Addiction: A Single Bullet Point in the Opioid Crisis

Dani DiPirro , NACoA Communications Specialist
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The Top 5 Ways to Get Involved in National Recovery Month

Ivette A. Torres, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment Associate Director for Consumer Affairs 
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