EP67 - Are You Parenting A Teen Who Has An Addiction? 3 Ways Parents Can Support Their Teen No Matter What Addiction They Have - with Aaron Huey
Aaron Huey is the founder of Parenting Teens That Struggle and the host of the number one parenting podcast "Beyond Risk and Back". He is also a Family Consultant, a teen coach and an addiction interventionist. He facilitates powerful parenting events and is a very happy husband and father of two young adults.
Aaron is an internationally known lecturer on archetypal imagery, body language and martial arts and the founder and President of Fire Mountain Programs. In 2009, he and his wife Christine opened a residential mental health and dependency recovery treatment center for teens ages 12 to 17 in Colorado. Fire Mountain Residential Treatment Center was in 2019 named one of the top 50 healthcare providers in the United States and in 2020 named one of the top 100 Innovators in Healthcare. His new online parenting Masterclass has just been awarded a Telly!
In this episode, you will learn the following: 1. The importance of understanding and addressing the root causes of struggles, rather than just reacting to the symptoms or results. 2. The idea that addiction is not just about the substance, but also about the human being and their relationship to the substance. 3. The importance of parents taking care of themselves and doing the "inner work" in order to best support their struggling teen.