When someone you care about deeply is dealing with something as challenging as addiction or Substance Use Disorder (SUD), standing by and watching them suffer can be incredibly painful. What makes the situation even more difficult is not knowing what you can do to support them. What helps and what hurts? While everything may seem out of your control, there are ways for you to get involved to help your loved one begin their journey with addiction recovery.
Even if you don’t experience addiction directly, caring for someone with a Substance Use Disorder can be complex and confusing. We are here to help you better understand your loved ones and support them while still caring for yourself and your own mental health.
This guide will provide resources and information so you have a place to start.