Addict In The House: A No-Nonsense Family Guide Through Addiction And Recovery
Addict in the House: A No-Nonsense Family Guide Through Addiction and Recovery
"This is a straightforward, rich resource for anyone who lives with, and loves, an addict."
Everyone suffers when thereâs an addict in the family. Written by an expert in alcohol and drug addiction and recovery, this no-nonsense guide will help you understand the causes of addiction, end enabling behaviors, support your loved oneâs recovery, and learn how to cope with relapses.
If youâre the family member of an addict, you may feel confused, guilty, and scared of doing the wrong thing. And when you donât know how to help, you may find yourself in a codependent role, trying so hard to keep your addicted loved one alive, out of jail, or emotionally appeased that you may actually prevent them from realizing they need help.
Drawing on her own personal experience with her brotherâs addiction, Addict in the House offers a pragmatic, step-by-step guide to dealing with a loved oneâs addiction, from accepting the reality of the disease to surviving what may be repeated cycles of recovery and relapse. Youâll learn how to encourage your addicted loved one to get help without forcing it, and finally find the strength...