Barbara Krovitz-Neren, MA, has been a youth and parenting advocate for more than thirty-five years. Today Barbara coaches parents of teens and young adults who are chemically dependent or have mental health challenges and consults with programs to enhance parent involvement in recovery. As a pioneer in the addiction prevention field, she has created dynamic programs that have impacted more than 50,000 youth, adolescents, and young adults around the country. Barbara has trained individuals in school districts, community social service agencies, and parent groups, both nationally and internationally. She was also one of the founding board members of the National Association of Children of Alcoholics. Her work on behalf of children and families has earned her numerous awards over the years.  Her new book is the culmination of her life’s work teaching parents 5 powerful strategies to help them reclaim their parenting from addiction and mental health challenges of their teens or young adults.