Written by Valiant Living Recovery on Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
Addiction is a long journey of loneliness, frustration, and learning. There can be a lot of advice from well-meaning people on how to help your loved one who suffers from addiction. Coping with a loved one’s addiction is very overwhelming and stressful for family and friends.
Addiction is complicated, but there are ways you can help.
Often people with PTSD, anxiety, or depression turn to drugs or alcohol to cope. Understanding the relationship between addiction and mental health can help your loved one in his or her recovery process. Showing support for your loved one will help them see that you are there for them in their time of need. Compassion, understanding, and encouragement will help your loved one on his or her journey in recovery.
If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, you are not alone. While there is no cure for addiction, it is treatable. Take the first step toward a healthy, fulfilling, life in sobriety and get help today. Do not let the stigma prevent you from getting the help you need. Asking for help is the first step to a healthy and fulfilling life in sobriety.
Offering a full range of recovery and mental health services, Valiant Living offers “Expanded Recovery” to enrich our clients’ lives in mind, body, and spirit. Through evidence-based therapy options and the endless adventure of Colorado, Valiant fosters connection, encouraging clients to get connected to themselves, their peers, their families, and their higher power. With the power of recovery, clients are restored to full health and experience life-changing healing. Call us today for more information: 303-536-5463