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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Gray Wolf Ranch Panel to Discuss Family Impact on Recovery

Posted by Gray Wolf Ranch on Sep 6, 2018 6:00:55 PM

Join Us to Explore the Role of Family in Substance Misuse Treatment

“Addiction is only one part of the story and recovery is the continuing day-by-day experience of living each moment with courage, strength and growing wisdom.”
– Katherine Ketcham

Gray Wolf Ranch invites community members, families and addiction professionals to attend a panel discussion about chemical dependency and the family from 5 to 8 pm on Thursday, Sept. 13. The Gray Wolf Ranch team and our distinguished guests will share critical insights into substance use disorder and the role of family participation during treatment. The forum will be held at Seattle South Public Library and is open to interested members of the public.

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Tags: treatment program, residential drug recovery program, Learning Academy

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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Trekking the Road to Recovery

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

Is there a sharper contrast than the image of me sitting on my sofa getting high compared to finishing a 3-day trek in Mt. Olympus? I would not have believed it was true, had I not experienced it myself.

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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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Tags: addiction, substance abuse, experimenting with substances, gray wolf ranch, treatment program, rehab program