Kyle Krieger shares his raw, haunting story of addiction, struggles with sexuality, and growing up in his sister’s shadow. Krieger, now a successful hairstylist, uses his online influence to discuss addiction, health and fitness, and being comfortable in your own skin.
My mother always knew when I was lying or trying to hide the truth, even when I didn’t know myself. Uncanny, really, how she could coax things out of me. As a matter of fact, she was the one who sent me a copy of our Twelve and Twelve with the inscription “Maybe this will help you, Love and Good Luck, Mom.”
Renascent Family Program Helps the Family Heal When someone who is struggling with drug and alcohol addiction makes the decision to seek help, it can feel overwhelming to face the damage that has occurred in their lives. As the fog of substance abuse lifts, what’s often apparent is that much rebuilding will be necessary – … Continued
I learned that those with addictions aren’t bad individuals, they’re just ill – proverbial diamonds in the rough. The most important lesson I learned was that I should be the most important person in my life and I shouldn’t have to sacrifice my personal happiness and well-being for the sake of others.
Children of substance abusing parents are at higher risk of emotional and psychological problems and are ultimately more likely to develop a substance use problem themselves later in life. The cycle of addiction is well documented, yet children are often forgotten when it comes to addiction interventions.