Summer is typically a season when recreational alcohol consumption and drug use increase, along with attendant injuries, accidents, illnesses, and even deaths. For those who are in recovery but still want to maintain social connections, summer is when such individuals must adopt strategies to strengthen their recovery.
Some pretty clear lines need to be drawn with your loved one when it comes to addiction until they are ready to accept help and turn things around.
I know times are tough right now but please, hang in there, Mama.
Can a recovering addict seek treatment and create a relapse-free life if they have a loved one back at home who is still using drugs and alcohol?