When we look at significant illnesses like cancer, diabetes, MS, heart conditions, dementia, Alzheimer’s, and so on, our hearts go out to those who struggle with such illnesses. We feel strongly for them and for the struggles they inevitably face.
Have you noticed that there seems to be more talk about addiction today than there was perhaps fifteen years ago? More than there was just ten years ago? Five years ago? The truth is, addiction is a growing problem in our nation, and we’re not going about addressing it in the right way.
Let’s have a conversation, about a conversation. More specifically, let’s talk about how to talk to someone about their addiction.
The behavior of an addicted person can be baffling and frustrating. Learn what these traits are and what you can do about it.
When someone slides gradually into full-blown addiction, they experience massive amounts of judgment as they deteriorate. To help someone deeply immersed in addiction, you’ll have to do it without judging.