FAMILY HELP

Aaron in Family Help
June 15, 2021

When Addicts Say “I’m Never Gonna Quit”

Dealing with addiction can be one of the hardest things a family will face. Knowing what it might take to help a loved one can make a world of difference.

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Aaron in Family Help
November 14, 2020

Sober Tips for the Holidays

With the world as crazy as it has been, I expect the holiday season to be pretty much the same. Keeping this in mind, we have decided to republish our holiday tips for having a safe and sober holiday season.

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Aaron in Family Help
September 22, 2020

Forgiveness and Understanding

Forgiveness is essential for your loved one to remain sober. They will need forgiveness from two places. First, they will have to forgive themselves for the harm they have done. This will be extremely hard and likely one of the contributing factors to continued abuse—they have decided they would never forgive themselves.

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Aaron in Family Help
May 5, 2020

A Reach of Love

It is one of those nights when I went to bed a little before 10:30 pm. I didn’t sleep well the night before due to storms in our area and storms in my mind. Thoughts of family, work and concerns in our world had me tossing and turning not resting or sleeping.

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Aaron in Family Help
April 19, 2020

Guide to Finding Treatment

If you have ever either been to treatment or have a loved one who has, you probably know taking the first step and helping someone arrive at a treatment center can be one of the hardest parts of getting someone sober.

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Aaron in Family Help
February 18, 2020

Tips to Keep Your Loved One Sober

Ok, so your loved one just got home from drug rehabilitation treatment. You are nervous because you don’t want to do anything that may contribute to a relapse. At the same time, though, you want to make sure you take the right steps to help prevent a relapse.

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Aaron in Family Help
October 22, 2019

How I Hid My Addiction

I was a heroin addict for three years. The three years before that, I would take pretty much anything you put in front of me. That was, of course, before I went to treatment. But my parents didn’t know I did anything aside from smoking weed occasionally and drinking from time to time.

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Angel Serra in Family Help
October 21, 2019

What I Wish I Had Told My Son

A Father Talks to His Son about Addiction As a parent, one only wants the best for their kids. Parents would give their life and more for their children. They want their children to have the life they never had.

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Aaron in Family Help
October 17, 2019

A Mother’s Advice on Intervention

My Best Advice on Interventions and Why They Are Good. An intervention is best done “early”, before the condition worsens. Don’t let your loved one suffer.

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Angel Serra in Family Help
September 24, 2019

Hiding in Plain Sight

Drug addicts are very ingenious when it comes to hiding their supply of drugs. Due to the paranoia that comes from using drugs, addicts can resort to desperate measures to hide their drugs from family members.

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