Glenbard parenting event to feature father discussing son's addiction
Jan 9, 2017 5:24 PM -
The Glenbard Parent Series: (GPS) Navigating Healthy Families will present What Happened to My Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction with renowned journalist David Sheff on Tuesday, Jan. 24. What had happened to my son? To our family? What did I do wrong? These are the heart-rending questions of a father in sorrow and distress. At this very special event Sheff will reflect on the heartbreaking story of his son, Nic, and the impact his addiction had on their family. Based on his international best-selling memoir "Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction," Sheff 's honest reflection and wisdom make for an extraordinary program. It's the story of an athlete and honor student, his descent into addiction and the optimism of multiple trips to rehab. From the early warning signs, to denial, to fear, to grief, to hope, this is a story of powerful and eternal parental love.