What Should I Do If My Loved One Suffers From Addiction?When a loved one suffers from addiction, you suffer as well. But know this: You are not alone. Addiction impacts 1 in 3 families. It spans entire generations. It is the #1 health concern in the U.S. If your loved one is struggling with drug and alcohol abuse, Akua Mind & Body can help. We will give you the tools and resources to educate you on your role in your loved one’s recovery. Few things are as daunting as learning how to treat a loved one who is addicted. Akua Mind & Body has a team of addiction professionals who will walk you through the entire process.
What Can I Do To Help My Loved One?There are things that you can do to help your loved one who suffers from addiction. At Akua Mind & Body, we will help you:
- Get educated: Addiction is a family disease. We will teach you new skills to help you understand the dynamics of addiction, how it thrives in dysfunctional families, and what you can do to combat it.
- Talk to a professional: Akua staff are available 24/7 to help you in crisis. Our trained addiction experts will put together a plan that best supports your family and loved one.
- Be ready to be supportive: When your loved ones are ready to seek help, it is important to be supportive. Akua Mind & Body will show you how your behavior impacts your loved one’s addiction and what it looks like to be truly supportive of their recovery.