FAMILY HELP

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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Aaron in Family Help
September 5, 2019

How to Confront an Addict

You might suspect or even know your loved one is using drugs and has a problem. But they might think you don’t know. You have to say something—but what? How do you bring it up and once you do, where do you go from there?

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Aaron in Family Help
August 1, 2019

10 Things in a Room That Are a Sign of Drug Use

If you suspect your kid or loved one is using drugs, one of the first things you might do is search their room to see if you can find something to prove your suspicions. But chances are because you don’t abuse drugs, you could come across something related to drug use and you would have no idea.

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Aaron in Family Help
July 28, 2019

How Summer Fun Spikes First-Time Users

Summer is the favorite time of the year for many, but for parents of teens, it can be a time to be cautious and to pay close attention to the type of fun your child is having. According to a new study, more people try Ecstasy, LSD, cocaine, and marijuana during the summer than at any other time of the year.

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