How Do I Get a Loved One to Detox?

How Do I Get a Loved One to Detox?

When a sibling, spouse, parent or friend suffers from addiction, everyone close to them also suffers. If nothing is done to intervene, this suffering only worsens over time. If someone you care about is struggling with a substance abuse problem but is reluctant to get...
Are You Enabling a Loved One’s Addiction?

Are You Enabling a Loved One’s Addiction?

Maintaining a relationship with someone who is addicted to drugs and alcohol requires a substantial amount of physical, emotional and mental strength. Unfortunately, many family members and friends of addicts cause serious harm with otherwise well-meaning behaviors....
Do I Need Detox?

Do I Need Detox?

Drug and alcohol detox is the process of clearing an addictive substance from your body by abstaining from use for an extended period of time. During this time, many people experience physical and mental withdrawal symptoms as the body adjusts to a lack of the...