NEWS – Interviews

Addiction needs to be stopped before it gets started, and stopping it starts with some truths—truths about where drug use meets addiction, and where addiction meets love and life.

~ Sandy Swenson, Readings for Moms of Addicts app
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12 Remarkable Moms Willing to Challenge Addiction

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A Neuroscientist Explores The Biology Of Addiction In ‘Never Enough’

Interview With Judith Grisel on her new book Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction.
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An Interview with Barbara Theodosiou, Founder of The Addict’s Mom

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Exclusive Interview with Author Katherine Ketcham

An interview on her new book The Only Life I Could Save, and how to help save a loved one from addiction.
Recovery Research Institute – News & Opinion – Apr. 30, 2018
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Interview With Drug Prevention Activist: Barbara Stoefen

Barbara tells her story about her daughter, Annie’s addiction and recovery. She also gives some helpful suggestions for families that are struggling.
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My Son’s Battle with Meth Addiction: Beautiful Boy’s Mom Tells Her Emotional Real-Life Story.

Vicki Sheff, the mother of Nic Sheff, the meth addict in Beautiful Boy, shares her perspective on her family’s struggle and the new movie.
People – Oct. 12, 2018
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The Addict and My Child: Mother’s with Addicted Children

Kirsten Haglund interviews Sandy Swenson about her experience with a son struggling with addiction and the resulting book she wrote Tending Dandelions: Honest Meditations for Mothers with Addicted Children.
Part One
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The Addict and My Child: Mother’s with Addicted Children

Kirsten Haglund interviews Sandy Swenson about her experience with a son struggling with addiction and the resulting book she wrote Tending Dandelions: Honest Meditations for Mothers with Addicted Children.
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The Addict and My Child: Mother’s with Addicted Children

Kirsten Haglund interviews Sandy Swenson about her experience with a son struggling with addiction and the resulting book she wrote Tending Dandelions: Honest Meditations for Mothers with Addicted Children.
Part Three
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The Addict and My Child: Mother’s with Addicted Children

Kirsten Haglund interviews Sandy Swenson about her experience with a son struggling with addiction and the resulting book she wrote Tending Dandelions: Honest Meditations for Mothers with Addicted Children.
Part Four
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The Addict and My Child: Mother’s with Addicted Children

Kirsten Haglund interviews Sandy Swenson about her experience with a son struggling with addiction and the resulting book she wrote Tending Dandelions: Honest Meditations for Mothers with Addicted Children.
Part Five
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The Addict and My Child: Mother’s with Addicted Children

Kirsten Haglund interviews Sandy Swenson about her experience with a son struggling with addiction and the resulting book she wrote Tending Dandelions: Honest Meditations for Mothers with Addicted Children.
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The Joey Song – Sandra Swenson Shares Her Story

When addiction is understood as a disease, it will be treated like a disease — but this is an understanding that will happen only when those of us who love an addict stop hiding addiction as though it’s a disgrace.
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What Advice Do You Have For Parents?

A compilation of interviews asking this question: ‘What advice do you have for parents who are concerned about their adolescent or young adult’s substance use?
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