My Child Is An Addict: A Parent-to-parent Podcast

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Synopsis

My Child is an Addict: 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.

Episodes

  • A Good Day

    A Good Day

    07/04/2021 Duration: 01h55s

    During this month’s Parent Support Group meeting, the parents explore the different ways A Good Day can look and feel when parenting a child with substance use disorder or other mental health issues. The group connected via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic and includes mothers and fathers, some in recovery, married and not, with teenage to adult children. The parents are joined in this meeting by Caron Treatment Centers’ Harry Cunnane, co-author of the recently published UNDER OUR ROOF, A SON’S BATTLE FOR RECOVERY, A MOTHER’S BATTLE FOR HER SON. Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on t

  • Podcast XTRA: QA with Harry Cunnane

    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Harry Cunnane

    07/04/2021 Duration: 18min

    Caron Treatment Centers’ Harry Cunnane answers questions about the memoir he co-wrote with his mother, what drove him to work in the treatment field and and tailoring treatment options for individual patients.   Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. You should never disregard clinical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard or read in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts. C

  • EXPECTATIONS

    EXPECTATIONS

    09/03/2021 Duration: 01h24s

    During this Parent Support Group meeting, the parents discuss how they have adjusted their expectations, both for their children and themselves, as they cope with the realities of parenting a child with substance use disorder or other mental health issues. The group connected via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic and includes mothers and fathers, some in recovery, married and not, with teenage to adult children. The parents are joined in this meeting by clinical psychologist Dr. Maggie Tipton, Director of Psychological Services, Caron Treatment Centers.   Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be re

  • Podcast XTRA: QA with Dr. Maggie Tipton

    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Dr. Maggie Tipton

    09/03/2021 Duration: 15min

    Caron Treatment Centers’ Dr. Maggie Tipton answers questions from parents about the potential benefits of family therapy, better understanding the differences between drug addiction and mental health conditions and the role of clinical psychologists in treatment. Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. You should never disregard clinical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you ha

  • High Anxiety

    High Anxiety

    22/01/2021 Duration: 58min

    During this Parent Support Group meeting, the parents discuss how they cope with the anxiety associated with parenting a child who has substance use disorder or other mental health issues. The group connected via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic and includes mothers and fathers, some in recovery, married and not, with teenage to adult children. The parents are joined in this meeting by Todd Whitmer, Regional Vice President, Caron Treatment Centers. Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a vi

  • Podcast XTRA: QA with Todd Whitmer

    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Todd Whitmer

    22/01/2021 Duration: 13min

    Caron Treatment Centers’ Todd Whitmer answers questions from parents about treatment during the pandemic, care tailored to meet the needs of different patient groups and his own continuous long term sobriety.  Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. You should never disregard clinical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard or read in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts. Car

  • The Holidays!

    The Holidays!

    07/12/2020 Duration: 57min

    During this Parent Support Group meeting, the parents tackle the challenges of the holiday season with a child who has substance use disorder or other mental health issues. The group connected via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic and includes mothers and fathers, some in recovery, married and not, with teenage to adult children. The parents are joined in this meeting by Luke Stopper, a clinician with Caron Treatment Centers. Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation

  • Podcast XTRA: QA with Luke Stopper

    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Luke Stopper

    07/12/2020 Duration: 15min

    Caron Treatment Centers’ Luke Stopper answers questions about specialized treatment for adolescents, whether treatment at the earliest possible time is best and the increased use of medications.   Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. You should never disregard clinical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard or read in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts. Caron and its af

  • Parental Differences

    Parental Differences

    30/10/2020 Duration: 01h36s

    During this Parent Support Group meeting, the topic is Parental Differences — how parents manage different approaches and, "getting on the same page,” to better deal with their children.  The group connected via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic and includes mothers and fathers, some in recovery, married and not, with teenage to adult children. The parents are joined in this meeting by Dr Michael McCormick, a physician with Caron Treatment Centers. Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a vis

  • Podcast XTRA: QA with Dr Michael McCormick

    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Dr Michael McCormick

    30/10/2020 Duration: 14min

    Caron Treatment Centers’ Dr Michael McCormick answers questions about the current use of medications in the treatment of addiction and other mental health conditions. Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. You should never disregard clinical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard or read in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts. Caron and its affiliates are neither responsib

  • Honesty

    Honesty

    29/09/2020 Duration: 01h01min

    During this Parent Support Group meeting, the topic is honesty -- that of our children and ourselves, as we parent a child with substance use disorder and other mental health challenges.  The group connected via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic and includes mothers and fathers, some in recovery, married and not, with teenage to adult children. The parents are joined in this meeting by Rev. Jack Abel, Senior Director of Spiritual Care, Caron Treatment Centers.  Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in p

  • Podcast XTRA: QA with Rev. Jack Abel

    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Rev. Jack Abel

    29/09/2020 Duration: 17min

    Caron Treatment Centers’ Rev. Jack Abel answers questions about spiritual care during treatment for substance use disorder and other mental health conditions.   Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. You should never disregard clinical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard or read in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts. Caron and its affiliates are neither responsible nor

  • THIS SUCKS!

    THIS SUCKS!

    26/08/2020 Duration: 59min

    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 group connected via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic and includes mothers and fathers, some in recovery, married and not, with teenage to adult children. The parents are joined in this meeting by Brad Sorte, Chief Growth Officer and Executive Vice President, Caron Treatment Centers.    Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest

  • Podcast XTRA: QA with Brad Sorte

    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Brad Sorte

    26/08/2020 Duration: 17min

    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. Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. You should never disregard clinical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard or read in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts. Caron and its affiliates a

  • Boundaries

    Boundaries

    29/07/2020 Duration: 01h02min

    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.  Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be us

  • Podcast XTRA: QA with Christopher OReilly

    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Christopher O'Reilly

    29/07/2020 Duration: 17min

    Caron Treatment Centers’ Christopher O'Reilly answers questions from parents about stress management, in-patient versus out-patient treatment and relapse prevention. Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. You should never disregard clinical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard or read in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts. Caron and its affiliates are neither responsibl

  • Crisis Management

    Crisis Management

    24/06/2020 Duration: 01h32s

    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.  Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the

  • Podcast XTRA: QA with Dave Rotenberg

    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Dave Rotenberg

    24/06/2020 Duration: 12min

    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.  Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. You should never disregard clinical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard or read in the Parent-

  • You Are Not Alone

    You Are Not Alone

    23/04/2020 Duration: 01h11s

    During this Parent Support Group meeting, the parents talk about the feelings of isolation, shame and loneliness associated with parenting a child with substance use disorder.  They also explore the encouraging recovery community refrain, YOU ARE NOT ALONE.  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 Doug Tieman, President and CEO, Caron Treatment Centers.    Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in

  • Podcast XTRA: QA with Doug Tieman

    Podcast XTRA: Q&A with Doug Tieman

    23/04/2020 Duration: 14min

    Caron Treatment Centers’ President and CEO Doug Tieman talks with the parents about changes in treatment options, offers guidance on determining an appropriate treatment facility and how so many are benefiting from participating in parent support groups. Podcast Disclaimer The Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are provided as a service to you from other parents and do not represent professional clinical advice. The views and opinions expressed in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts are not necessarily those of Caron or its affiliates. Nothing contained in the Parent-to-Parent Podcasts is intended to be instructional for clinical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. You should never disregard clinical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard

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