Getting help for drug addiction can be hard, but it can be even more challenging to get help for a loved one who is suffering from addiction. Addicts can be manipulative by persuading their loved ones into thinking they do not have a problem when the reality is that they do and they need treatment.
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Millions of Americans struggle with drug addictions. While it’s widely understood that addiction is an epidemic in America, it doesn’t lessen the shock when addiction hits a family member or friend close to you. If you have noticed that someone in your life is showing signs of symptom abuse, it’s important that you take the proper actions.
Fear of the unknown is omnipresent when a loved one is struggling with a drug or alcohol addiction. This fear can be crippling and can often leave a person paralyzed to decide anything. However, having the courage to make the decision to place a loved one in our inpatient rehab can truly be a life
There’s a lot of time spent focused on the pain and suffering that an addict endures, but family members and loved ones often face just as much grief and anguish. Watching someone ruin their life due to alcohol, heroin or another type of addiction is crushing. It takes a great amount of strength to talk
The National Institute on Drug Abuse released a survey recently that stated more than 7,800 people in the United States begin using illicit drugs a day. Of this shocking number, more than half of them are under the age of 18. Whether it is heroin or any other type of substance, teenage addiction is a
It’s difficult for many who are impacted by alcohol addiction to realize that the pain and suffering of addiction often hits loved ones the hardest. While the struggles of the addict may become more apparent over the years, the pain of loved ones and family members can be downright crippling. It’s incredibly difficult to watch
“I’m only human.” These three words are all it takes to convey honest effort, humility and the resolve to try again. These three words, spoken by someone in the throes of substance addiction, are not an admission of defeat. Rather, someone struggling with drug or alcohol abuse issues who concedes that they are “only human”
With the drug and alcohol epidemic taking the lives of young people every single day, parents around the nation often scratch their head and wonder if there is something more that can be done? Some advocates want to shout that pharmaceutical companies are to blame for the massive drug addiction rates plaguing the youth of
There are many correlations between adult alcoholism and the effects it has on the early childhood development in children. Currently, one out of four children are living in an alcoholic environment and will be negatively impacted throughout their upbringing. These children are approximately four times more likely to develop issues with drinking and drug use
This Team Will Help Enhance Your Recovery Post Drug & Alcohol Rehab Many new to recovery from addiction and new to drug & alcohol rehab think that after 30 days they will never drink or use drugs again. This is not the case. Rehab is just the start of the recovery process. Finding and maintaining