Alcohol and Substance Abuse

This may be the presenting problem, or it may quickly surface as other issues are unearthed.

If it is a problem, it will emerge.

This fact can impact as both alarming and comforting to the people involved.

"Oh no" is a fair response, as is "finally".


When it does surface as an issue, at a minimum, a discussion has begun.

Denial, boundaries, promises, prejudices and plans, will burst forth.

Good. Any of these can serve as a starting point.

Seemingly simple in concept, the seal has been broken; now let's talk.