ADC Blog

August 7, 2016

Communication Tips for Teens

Developing open, trusting communication between you and your child is essential to helping your child avoid alcohol use. If your child feels comfortable talking openly with you, you’ll have a greater chance of guiding him or her toward healthy decision making. Some ways to begin: Encourage conversation. Encourage your child to talk about whatever interests…

July 7, 2016

If an alcoholic is unwilling to get help…

If an alcoholic is unwilling to get help, what can you do about it? This can be a challenge. An alcoholic can’t be forced to get help except under certain circumstances, such as a violent incident that results in court-ordered treatment or a medical emerge.   But you don’t have to wait for someone to…