Narcotics Use Questions

Narcotics Use Questions

What Should I Do? How do I know?

You are faced with a situation and you don’t know what to do. It’s common with people who are dealing with Narcotics Use and/or Narcotics Use questions for the first time, or even those who have dealt with them for years but never learned about what they can or should do in a given situation.

This section of the site is a work in progress. We have begun with 20 or so questions and will add to those questions as we receive them, or read about them on other sites. To make navigation a little easier, we have divided the questions up into topic areas, i.e. what to do if you are the wife or a parent or if you are having trouble. Please also let us know any Narcotics Use questions you have by using the "Contact Us" button on the left.

I. Personal Concerns

My Narcotics Use causes me to be depressed and I’m thinking of suicide.

Am I abusing drugs?

Am I addicted?

I am on Step 3 and don’t know what to do.

I tried 12-Step. It didn’t work.

What should I do if I need treatment, but I don’t have insurance or any money?

II. Family: Spouse/Partner

How do I talk to them to get them to stop?

My spouse says they are going to quit but they don’t?

My spouse is drinking all the time, but I don’t know if he/she is an alcoholic?

I’m divorced and my spouse has the children half time. I believe my spouse is using drugs?

I kicked my spouse out of the house a year ago, but he/she says they are not using anymore. Should I take them back?

III. Family: Child

I believe my son/daughter is taking my prescription medication.

I just found out my son/daughter is taking drugs.

How do I talk to my teen?

IV. Recovery/Cycle of Narcotics Use

What is recovery?

What is the cycle of Narcotics Use and how does it relate to recovery?

How do I break the cycle of Narcotics Use in my life?

Don’t addicts have to want to be treated?

Isn’t a drug addict a person with weak character?

V. Intervention/Support/Treatment

What is Intervention?

What happens when you call a treatment center about an intervention?

What happens during an intervention?

Is Alcoholics Anonymous just for people who believe in God?

What is Al-anon and how do I get connected?

How do I find an AA meeting?

Why should I go to a support group meeting?

VI. General Questions

Isn't Narcotics Use self-inflicted?

Why so many treatment options for Narcotics Use ?

VII. Prevention

I am in recovery, but I am afraid of using again?

What Can Parents Do To Prevent Narcotics Use in Their Children?

What can I do to prevent Narcotics Use and Narcotics Use ?

If you have more Narcotics Use Questions please contact us and we will try to answer them!


This site contains five MAIN pages that EVERYONE should read:






Read these five pages and learn what you need to know to spot Narcotics Use in:

Yourself... Your Family... Your Friends... Your Community...

The rest of the pages are there for your reference to explain important topics in more detail.

Finally don’t miss the Spiritual and 12-step sections to fully explore how understanding THE SPIRIT can lead to recovery!