Some parents we have talked to say they aren’t willing to get their loved one into treatment until they are willing to go. While that seems nice, it’s unrealistic and here’s how to go about getting an unwilling addict into treatment.
Many addicts end up finding themselves in jail and calling their loved ones to bail them out. Is bailing them out the best choice when you know they need to go to treatment?
Many addicts are in drug-fueled relationships. They feel pressured to use drugs and may even think they have control because their partner will keep them in check. One of our graduates tells her story of how she was in a drug fueled relationship and how the drugs ended up taking control of her life.
Cars are good places to search if you suspect drug use. There are many places in a car where drugs or paraphernalia could be hidden. Here are some of those places.
One of our graduates opens up and tells her story of how she rebuilt the relationships she damaged because of her drug use. She overcame many challenges and learned to take responsibility of her life and her choices.
One of our past graduates tells her experience with those in her life and how they dealt with her drug addiction and alcohol abuse. She shares why her loved ones struggled to get her to change and how she feels they could have been more effective.
Admitting you have a problem is never easy, and leaving your family for treatment over the holidays doesn’t make it any easier. Yet waiting till after the holidays is a dangerous waiting game. Do you do what you want, or what you should?
One of our graduates talks about being adopted and how she feels that played a role in her struggle with substance abuse. She has written this without using her name to feel free to openly talk about her struggles.
Addiction is a common worry amongst families who have a member that struggles with addiction. Are younger members of the family more likely to become addicts?
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.