#69: How to Talk to Your Child About Addiction with Kathy Stone

addiction, teens, adoption

Do you love someone who struggles with addiction? Are you worried about your teen? Do your children love someone who struggles with addiction?

This week's guest struggled with addictions that started in her teens. She has now been sober for over 30 years. She generously shares her story and offers wisdom for parents of teens and young adults.

She also shares the 7 C's for children who have parents who use substances.

1. I didn't Cause it.
2. I can't Cure it.
3. I can't Control it.
4. I can help take Care of myself by...
5. Communicating my feelings
6. Making healthy Choices
7. And Celebrating me.

You can find more information about the 7 C's and other resources at the National Association of Children of Alcoholics.

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