HELPING A LOVED ONE
Ways to Address a Loved One Avoiding Getting Help For Their Addiction
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.
Ways to Support a Loved One Deciding to Get Sober
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.
My Loved One Overdosed... Now What?!
What are some practical steps a family can take when their loved one overdoses? Continue reading to find out.
Not Every Overdose Is Fatal, What Happens When the Addict Survives?
Our country is more familiar with drug overdoses than we perhaps ever have been. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 70,237 people died in the U.S. from drug overdoses in 2017. That’s the highest that number has ever been in our country.
The Unpredictability of Alcohol Consumption
When we think of addiction, our thoughts often go to illegal drugs, and narcotics that are bought and sold on the streets and back alleys of inner cities and bad neighborhoods. However, one of the most addictive drugs in the world is entirely legal, very easy to get, and almost universally accepted. We are speaking, of course, of alcohol.