Health and Wellness

Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101

Denise Krochta

Addicted to Addicts: Survival 101 – The Grandparent Parent

What happens to the children when their parents are addicted to drugs and alcohol? Who becomes the responsible adult? Are these children in danger? Who cares? These are some of the questions we will address on today’s show. Our topic is ” Must grandparents raise grandchildren when their children are addicts?”
Our guest today is Dr. Kristina Diener, a violence trauma and addictions specialist and a former prison psychologist. Dr. Diener has nearly 36 years in recovery herself. She works with addicts as well as families who have addicts in their lives. Her phone number is (818) 497-2400.