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Managing the “Worry Monster” During the Transition to Adulthood

August 21, 2013

The “worry monster” is one of the greater challenges for parents. Even if an adult child is doing well in recovery, parents can still be easily overwhelmed and consumed by their anxiety about the future.
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The Gift of Adulthood

July 30, 2013

The interaction between parents and their adult children with addiction highly impacts the restoration of well-being and the maintenance of a healthy, sustainable recovery. Parents have two primary responsibilities: Keeping their children safe, and Nurturing
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Addiction & Families: Gift of Adulthood

August 20, 2010

Cathy Patterson-Sterling, Director of Family Services for the Sunshine Coast Health Centre, discusses her new pamphlet “Giving Your Adult Child the Gift of Adulthood.”

Addiction & Families: Adulthood

August 13, 2010

Cathy Patterson-Sterling, Director of Family Services for the Sunshine Coast Health Centre, shares why it isn’t always a good idea to have adult children return to living at home with parents after finishing addiction treatment.

Parenting and Addiction: The Gift of Adulthood – Part 1

March 30, 2010

By Cathy Patterson-Sterling, MA RCC Director of Family Services Sunshine Coast Health Center In this 4-part series, we explore the dynamic of addiction in the family. How parents interact with their adult child struggling with
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Please compliment Craig for his cheerfulness. It makes the day so much easier to face. He is steady and pleasant all the time. I also would like the rest of the staff to know that it is so nice to see people happy doing their jobs. This makes it easier to face sobriety. Something else that should be said is that the ownership needs to be complimented for their vision and foresight around what treatment should be. They need to be congratulated on developing SCHC into what it is now and for their vision for what it can become.

- Steve

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