Addiction does not happen overnight. Usually, there is a dwindling spiral aspect to it, where-in one begins to gradually lose control over their use of mind-altering substances. While most intervention approaches have historically focused on people who are already addicted to drugs or alcohol, it would be wise for family members to intervene with loved ones who are not yet addicted but who are headed in that direction.
Addiction does not discriminate. It doesn’t matter what a person’s background, race, or religion is. In today’s society, where drugs and alcohol are so prevalent, anyone can fall into addiction.
It’s extremely common for an addicted person to refuse offers of rehab. So how can you save their life? By approaching this challenge in the right way, it is possible to get them to say “Yes.”
As a person becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol, healthy relationships are left by the wayside. Why is this? We examine the effects of drugs and alcohol on relationships and what can happen when this person makes it through rehab.
If you or someone you love is struggling with an addiction, chances are you have been experiencing some of the following issues.
Facing an addiction can be a daunting idea and because of this many people will come up with reasons to keep out of going to treatment. While this may make the prospect of getting a loved one into rehab more challenging, but there are solutions to just about every excuse that is given.
With a little research, it’s possible to estimate how our world would change if we could eliminate drug and alcohol addiction. In this look at the topic, we examine how the lives of our children would improve.
There’s truly an overwhelming amount of research to tell us how our world would be better if there were no addiction.
If you have a loved one who is beginning to consider the idea of getting sober, here are some practical things that you can do to help.
Chances are, if you already suspect that your loved one has an addiction or substance abuse problem, then the odds are that they probably do.