Addiction: How to Handle a Loved One Who Doesn’t Want Help

There’s nothing as painful as watching a loved one suffer, especially when you know they could get better if they just got help. Unfortunately, unless they ask for help themselves, no amount of coaxing will get them clean. Even when it comes from a place of love, there may be things you’re unknowingly doing to enable this person to remain in their situation. Sometimes instead of trying so hard, you may consider taking a step back to let them work through the issue in their own way. In the … [Read more...]

How To Cope When a Family Member Requires Addiction Recovery

The news that a family member requires addiction recovery can be incredibly overwhelming if you had no idea about their ongoing struggles. However, to ensure their best chance of success, you will need to come together as a family and support them through their endeavors. It might not be initially easy, but by taking the time to understand them and the situation, you can help them persevere through what may be an incredibly challenging phase of their life. Don’t host a big … [Read more...]