Stressed out, family member is taking drugs after 4 years!

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Stressed out, family member is taking drugs after 4 years!

Postby alphamach » Tue Dec 23, 2014 11:55 pm

Its been about 5 days since I found out and have tried my very best to help.
This person is taking heroin and has took years ago although has been 4 years off it!

Im just stressed out from doing my very best to give them support, encouragement, anything they need, hoping they will want to stop but I guess the psychological addiction has taken control, as far as I know, there is no physical addiction yet.

I live with this person and I am so drained right now
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Re: Stressed out, family member is taking drugs after 4 year

Postby snail » Thu Dec 25, 2014 10:42 am

That must have been a huge blow. Unfortunately there isn't much that you can do because it's down to them. As you say, try to support them, but don't let them have any money. Apart from that, try to look after yourself as much as possible, as you won't be of any use to anyone if you can't function either. You could try talking to support groups for family members of drug users?

I hope you manage to have a nice Christmas in spite of this.
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