You May Be the Only Solution
Have you ever loved someone struggling with a problem? I mean really struggling with a problem? Not just losing their wallet or having a flat tire on the car. I’m talking about the type of problem where their life has been turned upside down.
Contrary to popular belief, this is how life is for most addicts. They have a job, friends, family, and an education of some sort before their addiction spirals out of control. Their life takes a turn for the worst, they run into something they can’t deal with and they use more. The reasons people who become addicted vary wildly from person to person.
Addicts have trouble facing issues and this is where drugs come into play. Addicts use drugs to solve their problems; whether it is numbing pain or distracting themselves from problems.
This is where you come in since addicts can’t confront their own life, let alone get themselves into drug treatment. The vast majority of people who actually arrive to receive addiction treatment are aided into that treatment by a loved one.
The silver lining of addiction is, something can be done about it. It is not a terminal illness. I couldn’t count the number of times I have seen a family member save an addict’s life even if I had ten hands.
Don’t give up hope. Even when you are totally fed up with them, pushing your loved one into drug treatment could be the difference between life and death. If you are not sure where to start, we have several intake specialists with years of experience who will help you know what steps to take.