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We’ve looked at many misconceptions about drugs. Having a loved one struggling with an addiction is difficult. It’s hard to know what to do for every interaction. It’s hard to see the difference between supporting someone and enabling someone. Recognizing you or a loved one might be in denial is tough to process.
Sometimes it’s hard to understand and acknowledge all the myths about substance abuse. In many ways, these myths about addiction are the opposite of everything we’ve known or understood. One of the best things you can do while a loved one goes through addiction is to find an outlet for yourself. Many people who have a family member struggling with addiction will seek out a therapist.
In reality, therapists are the best ones to help guide you through these challenging times. They offer suggestions on how to handle certain situations. Therapists will sit back and quietly listen when all you need is for someone to listen to you. Their goal is to help you navigate the stress of loving someone who is in active addiction.
There is a lot to learn, especially when it comes to addiction myths and facts. It’s hard to know what the best actions are every time.
If you know someone struggling with addiction and you would like help supporting them, call one of our specialists at 1 (888) 906-0952.