Welcome to "The Family Guide to Addiction"

A new live stream series on addiction & recovery every Wednesday at 12 pm ET.

Pathroot will feature moderated discussions with parents, friends, family members, experts, and those who have personally faced the struggles of addiction.

Upcoming streams

The Ripple Effect: How Addiction Affects the Family

Wed, Jul 24th, 2024 at 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT


Explore "The Ripple Effect: How Addiction Affects the Family" through the personal stories of Paige and Stella.

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Mental Health Challenges: The Complications in Treating Addiction

Wed, Jul 31st, 2024 at 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT


In 2019, Bob lost his son Zachary to addiction and depression. Turning his grief into a purpose, Bob is creating a holistic recovery program to help others struggling with mental health challenges and addiction.

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On Demand

The"Gift": A Unique Approach to Prevention

Curt shares his unique story of proactively drug testing his seemingly perfect son in middle school, shedding light on how he perceived this action as a valuable "gift" due to family history of addiction, and his preventive philosophy.

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Remembering Allison: A Father’s Journey From Grief to Hope

Kelly Meredith shares his story of losing his daughter Allison to an overdose, and how he now helps other families dealing with addiction—learn more about his journey and advice.

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Some of the topics we will cover

The role of loved ones in recovery

Balancing tough love and support

Convincing loved ones to seek treatment

The secret for embracing recovery

Advice from parents and experts

Sobriety turning points and success stories

Maintaining hope and motivation

Helping those who don't want it

Explaining relationship changes to kids

Setting boundaries for you and others

Deciding when to cut off or go no contact

Offering support vs. enabling

Coping with anger and resentment

Debunking the myth: hitting rock bottom

Accepting and understanding relapses

Navigating treatment without insurance

Embracing a loved one's addiction

Confronting and understanding guilt

Together, we navigate hope and healing

Join us as we explore these essential topics, providing a beacon of hope for those navigating the complex journey of addiction and recovery. Catch our live sessions or watch the recordings at your convenience to continually find support and learn from the shared experiences of our community.

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