How Proper Nutrition Can Help with Your Child’s Substance Abuse Recovery

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Nutrition plays a significant role in your child’s substance abuse recovery. Oftentimes, addicted children and teens suffer from poor eating habits and malnutrition due to the empty calories from consuming alcohol. Alcoholics Victorious states, “the essence of recovery is changing negative behaviors into positive ones.”


How Faith Can Break Substance Addiction in Teens

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Watching a child recover from addiction can be one of the hardest things your family will have to endure. One way that many families have found to cope with the mental hurdles and struggles that come with the recovery process is through faith.

Dr. Meredith Romito


Dr.Romito, researches and selects products for the Holistic Family Solutions Wellness Store. She
completed her Bachelors (BA) in Psychology from Christopher Newport University, Master’s (MS) in Psychology from University of Phoenix and recieved her Doctorate (Psy. D.) in Psychology (Criminal Studies and Juvenile Justice) from the University of the Rockies. Dr.Romito, has conducted therapy and performed assessments for individuals with varying diagnoses to include; depression, PTSD, eating disorders, OCD, bipolar disorder as well as substance abuse and addictive behaviors.
Dr.Romito, has also provided couples/premarital therapy, and adult and adolescent psychotherapy for issues to include; anxiety, eating disorders, addiction, stress, trauma and depression. 

Get to Know HFS Services and Affiliates

Wellness Store

Our staff and practitioners have reviewed hundreds of items on Amazon to bring you the best health and wellness products to support your families spiritual, cognitive, fitness and nutritional health. From workout gear to cookbooks to natural supplements and vitamins, you’ll only find trusted brands and authors here.

Instructional Videos

HFS will give you the tools and information to help you to begin to manage your childs mental help disorder naturally and in the privacy of your own home. Through a variety of Fitness, Yoga, Cooking and Guided Meditation instructional videos. Parents will need to support their children while viewing the videos in order to achieve the full benefit.

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Therafit Monthly Podcast

Tune in monthly to our very own Therafit podcast where we will be interviewing professional athletes, top mental health and wellness professionals and everyday parents just like you!!!

See who is on our couch this month.

Informative articles

Weekly through our “HFS Blog”. We provide informative articles that highlight the therapeutic benefits of fitness, nutrition, spiritual and cognitive wellness.

Family Restoration Services

Comprehensive therapies through HFS affiliate Family Restoration Services “Home of the Childrens Fitness Academy Inc” that address all core areas of our integrated approach to Wellness.
Fitness (sports/ personal training), Cognition (cognitive behavioral therapy CBT, guided meditations, substance abuse treatment)
Spirituality (yoga, gardening, music and art therapy)
Nutrition (Diet and nutritional consultation)

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Training and Consultation

traing-image01All intellectual properties that encompass this revolutionary approach to mental health treatment is available to support other professionals to apply the model in their own practice. Trainings and relevant materials will be offered to clinicians, conference groups, parents groups and mental health agencies.



Families overcoming obstacles together, affectionately known as F.O.O.T is the non-profit arm of HFS. Community projects focus on healthy living and its relationship to emotional balance and behavioral improvements. Most notably, the Community Learning Garden, inaugurated in May 2014 has already served dozens of Hampton Roads families, while teaching the fundamentals of growing healthy foods and its relationship to total wellness.
Please watch our Learning Garden Grand Opening Video. 

5 Tips to Help Teens Beat Temptation During Addiction Recovery

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Temptation is at every corner for children today without the added pressures from social media and television. Unfortunately, when families make the decision to help addicted children take control of their life by choosing to abstain from drugs and alcohol, their cravings and temptations don’t disappear overnight. It’s important to keep in mind that their cravings are normal—don’t overreact or judge—and it’s not a matter of “if” they will happen, but “when.”