Posts tagged with "Just-Ask"

July 07, 2015
Patty S asks: Please see below. This is the content of an email from my caller I received today. She is despondent. We are talking tomorrow at 3. Any assistance will help me. This has been building. The young man also has legal issues and faces being deported to India if he continues in this path. He is 19 years old. Any advice for me is appreciated!!! David is the son and Agni is the step dad. Bio dad is an addict and not in his life Hi Patty, I feel so helpless and broken. David was thrown...
June 26, 2015
Sandy B asks: Hi everyone, Once again I am looking for a rehab for a friend who has an adult son who is an alcoholic. He is looking for places that are LONG TERM and not too expensive. Somewhere where his son could live for one to two years. Anyone know of a place in the Western half of the USA? I have suggested the Odyssey House in Salt Lake City, but I think there is one in the Seattle area as well? Anyone? Please post below & you can also answer Sandy at
June 23, 2015
Patricia K asks: I am not familiar with the term poly substance use. After reading the case history I am guessing that it has to do with the use of multiple drugs but I would like some clarification. Thanks! Heather responds: Hi Patricia! You are right on point. Polysubstance means that the child is using no less than three substances (caffeine and nicotine excluded), for example, marijuana, alcohol and opiates . Do you have any thoughts to add?
June 16, 2015
Patty S just asked: I have my 1st call with a parent at 3:00 PM Central time today. I have been stewing about what direction to go. The biggest issue I see is that her husband (child's stepfather) has set a deadline of Aug 1 for her son to move out of the house. She does not want to make him move out for fear of what will happen to him "on the streets". Any suggestions on how you would handle this? Thanks for your quick response! Here is our response: Hi Patty -- Heather is in a meeting, so I...