Loving an Addict Without Losing Yourself

Loving an Addict Without Losing Yourself

Loving an addict is like riding a never-ending roller coaster. Truth be told, you may feel like getting off the ride. Fortunately, there are ways to maintain the relationship without losing yourself in the process. Take a look at some strategies for dealing with a...
Recognizing the Signs of Drug Abuse

Recognizing the Signs of Drug Abuse

For many reasons, people are not as forthcoming about their drug abuse as they may be about other problems. Still, there are physical, behavioral, and psychological warning signs of both use and abuse. If you recognize these signs in a loved one, it may be time to...
Facing Addiction: How Can You Get Help?

Facing Addiction: How Can You Get Help?

Alcohol, opiates, amphetamines—it doesn’t matter your drug of choice. When you get to the point you realize you don’t want to stay on this path, you need to ask for help. This may not be easy to do. But the good news is, in most cases, family or friends have been...