Drug Addiction and Family

Drug Addiction and Family

Family and drug addiction usually don’t mix well. We receive many emails from family members who are at the end of their rope and don’t know what to do.

Drug Addiction and Family

Here are some answers to commonly asked questions concerning drug addiction and marriage.

I. Family: Children

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

How do I talk to my teen?

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

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?

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?

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

III. Recovery/Cycle of Addiction

What is recovery?

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

How do I break the cycle of addiction 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?

What is Alanon and how do I get connected?

Is Alcoholics Anonymous just for people who believe in God?

How do I find an AA meeting?

Why should I go to a support group meeting?

Drug addiction and family are intertwined and fixing one usually requires at least trying to improve the other. Communication must be re-established no matter how difficult it is to do. Family therapists can sometimes help with this process.

For more drug addiction and family link to Effects of Drug Addiction

This site contains six MAIN pages that EVERYONE should read:







Read these six pages and learn what you need to know to spot drug addiction 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!

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