Bearing Witness: Opening a Way for the Prodigal Addict
The common narrative that addiction is caused by moral failure, lack of self-control, or that it is somehow a choice has damaging consequence for those who need help. But what if we knew addiction was in fact rooted in childhood trauma? And what if knowing this influenced how families and society helped loved ones struggling with addiction? Watch Ron Chapman speak at the American Holistic Nurses Association about what it means to "bear witness," and how this affects the way we approach a progressive recovery.