family-related frequently asked questions

At Cornerstone of Recovery, our therapists field a number of family-related frequently asked questions by loved ones of the addicts and alcoholics we treat. Bryce Nolen, a former Cornerstone family therapist who now heads up our Family Fundamentals Program, has compiled 10 of them and provided answers that may help shed some light on what…

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Family Fundamentals

For 20 years now, they’ve come to Cornerstone of Recovery in Louisville, Tennessee, desperate for the answers, understanding and hope that our Family Fundamentals Program provides. Their loved ones have been in Cornerstone’s various alcohol and drug treatment programs for days, weeks even, but back home, their family members have been picking up the pieces.…

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Family Therapy

From the very beginning, family members are part of the drug and alcohol treatment process at Cornerstone of Recovery, because they’ve been a part of the disease and all of the pain that goes along with it. They’ve watched as drugs and alcohol have progressed from a habit to an addiction, wondering when to step…

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get addicts and alcoholics help for the holidays

Your holiday plans are under way, but there’s an X factor involved that threatens to throw everything into chaos: A loved one with a drug or alcohol problem. This deep into November, those plans are coming into focus. Perhaps you’ve dragged the storage bins of Christmas decorations out of the attic. You’ve planned your Thanksgiving…

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According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 15.1 million American adults, ages 18 and older, had what’s known as Alcohol Use Disorder. Based on 11 criteria regarding individual drinking habits, AUD can be classified as Mild, Moderate or Severe — the latter of which is what, in laymen’s terms, is considered…

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Ah, the holidays. For many of us, the expectations we have in our heads are lifted from iconic movies that paint bucolic pictures of snow-covered lanes, gaily decorated trees around which smiling families gather and solemn hearts lifting up the reason for the season in song. Those Norman Rockwell-esque scenes are lovely, but they never…

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