• Bill Cosby: America’s Dad

    On his popular comedy television sitcom, The Cosby Show (1984–1992), Bill Cosby came across as a successful professional and a compassionate family man (IMDb, 2017). The much-loved and respected Cosby was recognized as the fictitious Dr. Heathcliff Huxtable and as “America’s Dad.”

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  • Uncovering the Intersectionality of Men, Trauma, and Addiction

    Researchers and treatment professionals have explored the intersection between trauma and substance abuse for years, as the majority of clients entering addiction treatment have experienced some form of trauma in their lives. But what is often overlooked is how trauma manifests differently and specifically in men and women. 

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Focus on Family Recovery: An Interview with Sharon Wegscheider-Cruse, MA

Feature Articles

2017/Jan-Feb

efi_15032386018Before the 1980s, family members interacting with addiction professionals were more likely to be viewed as contributors to addiction or hostile interlopers in the treatment process than people in need of recovery support services. That began to change when a vanguard of advocates challenged such attitudes and focused attention on the effects of addiction on families and the family recovery process....
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