Holidays are more stressful for families
struggling with an addicted loved one
Why? Because most of us realize that family gatherings are both special and important. These are times when most of us will go out of our way to say â€œI love youâ€.
The warning Iâ€™m speaking about refers to a select few organizations who try to take advantage of hurting people.
You may have noticed several recent TV and radio ads touting various â€œaddiction cures.â€
There is a solution and a way to manage addictionâ€“but there is NO CURE.
It saddens me to know that there are hurting families who are even more emotionally and financially drainedâ€“by false claims.
Please know that alcoholism and drug addiction are manageable problems. There is hope. And many, many people begin the journey called recovery every day.
~ Joe Herzanek
Learn even more about the difference between “quitting” and true recovery in Part 4 of “Why Don’t They Just Quit? What families and friends need to know about addiction and recovery.
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