Celebrating Gifts of the Season While Your Son Is in Rehab

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Dec 13, 2018 12:23:44 PM

Three Helpful Tips for Staying Connected

When your son enters treatment for chemical dependency and begins the hard work of recovery during the holiday season, your entire family has a unique opportunity to reset Christmas traditions and family relationships. With an individualized family recovery plan in hand, follow these three tips to begin relational healing, forge new connections and prepare for a future of holiday blessing.

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A Brief Introduction to Marijuana

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Mar 27, 2018 11:30:00 AM

With the growing increase in the legalization of marijuana for medicinal use and recreational use, its prevalence is growing significantly. While it may ease symptoms of some ailments, it can also be harmful to the developing bodies and minds of teens and young adults. Unlike some of the other available drugs, not marijuana user becomes addicted. While it does have its own risk factors, the greatest danger marijuana presents is bringing users one step closer to more potent, highly-addictive drugs.

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Alcohol Use Among Young Men

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Feb 27, 2018 9:30:00 AM

You might have heard, “Boys will be boys.” While this sentiment may be common, it does not reflect the very real dangers that impact our young men, their families, and our communities. Beginning in high school, and sometimes even earlier, young adults compel one another to try new experiences, including illegal drugs and alcohol.

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How does Substance Abuse Impact the Family?

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Feb 20, 2018 9:30:00 AM

When we imagined what it would be like to be a parent, substance abuse was not in our minds. It is not something you can prepare for, but once it has impacted your family, things will never be the same. How does having a loved one with substance abuse issues impact the family?

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A Brief Introduction to Heroin

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Feb 6, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Despite its long-standing reputation as a highly-addictive drug, millions of Americans from every socio-economic layer have now become acquainted with the deadly effects of heroin. Because heroin use is so widespread, it is important that we become familiar with its signs, and understand how to proceed if we should encounter it. Here are the essential facts:

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