Who can I talk to?
When you’re the family member of a young person struggling with a substance use disorder, life takes on a very different look and feel. We call addiction the “family disease” because everyone in the family is affected. Do you feel sad, angry, worried, frustrated, disappointed? Do you feel responsible for the pain your child is in, or guilty about the effect this might have on your other children? Do you feel ashamed, embarrassed, or alone? These are all normal and natural thi