Is someone in your family struggling with a substance use disorder? You're not alone, even though you may feel as though you are. In fact, addiction is an issue faced by one in four families today.
Loving someone with a substance use disorder can lead to feelings of guilt, anger, shame and resentment, all while wondering what to do and how to help. Fortunately, there are support groups in the area that can offer wisdom and advice, and help you better understand the world of treatment and recovery. Gaining a better understanding of addiction and recovery is often a first step toward providing a loved one with support and compassion.