Author Archives: Deborah Thomas

August 24: Alumni Celebration

We will be celebrating 43 years in business by inviting all of our alumni, friends and family, to celebrate with us here at The Walker Center. Event details: – Saturday, August 24th – 11-5 pm. – Events include: speakers, learning sessions, music, prizes, and lunch – #SoberStory booth The optional #SoberStory booth is a place […]

How to Know When You’re Ready to Seek Treatment

For a person with a substance use disorder (SUD), the decision to seek treatment does not come lightly or easily. Many people don’t realize they have a problem, or just aren’t ready to admit it, until they are well into the throes of addiction. Conventional wisdom says most people with an addiction problem need to […]

Parenting an Addicted Child

Having to watch your child battle a substance use disorder is one of the most heartbreaking things that can happen to a parent. No matter if your child is a pre-teen, adolescent, or an adult, navigating how best to help can be confusing and frustrating. As you move through this difficult time in your life, […]