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4 Ways to Talk to Your Teens About Addic...

4 Ways to Talk to Your Teens About Addiction
Approaching a teenager about addiction is stressful, but you will have a better chance of success and be better prepared for the conversation if you have a plan in place before you sit down with your child. Every teen is different and may require a different approach, so here are a few ways for you to approach your teen about addiction. Starting an honest conversation is the hard part,...

I’m the Mother of an Opium Addict: What ...

I’m the Mother of an Opium Addict: What Should I Do?
Every mother’s worst nightmares include discovering her child has a drug addiction. If you discover your child is an opium addict, the first steps you take might be the most important. This article will help guide you in these first moments to take actions to protect your child and your own heart. Address Your Own Pain and Fear This may not feel intuitive, but it is vital to deal with...

Four Ways to Support a Friend Recovering...

Four Ways to Support a Friend Recovering from Opium Abuse
Drug addiction is a very powerful force.  In most cases, this form of addiction is 100 percent preventable.  It is an individual’s choice to begin taking the drug and to continue its use or to seek help for recovery.  There are many forms of drug addiction, but one of the most powerful is opium addiction. Before you can even consider helping someone with an addiction to opium, you...

How to Talk to Your Girlfriend about Opi...

How to Talk to Your Girlfriend about Opium Use
Being in a relationship often means resolving disagreements. Finding solutions that can work for both of you requires honest and direct talk. As the relationship develops, the stakes of these talks can go from choosing a date movie to choosing to quit opium. If your girlfriend is using opium, talking to her about it may be a challenge. Professional interventionists and addiction...

How Can I Get My Boyfriend to Stop Using...

How Can I Get My Boyfriend to Stop Using Opium?
Addiction can cripple relationships that addicts have with their friends, family members and significant others. If you have watched your boyfriend become addicted to opium, then you may feel urgency in getting professional help. Dating an addict is debilitating, and can even jeopardize your sense of stability and normalcy, but seek opium addiction treatment to help not only your...

How Can Moms Help Adult Children Struggl...

How Can Moms Help Adult Children Struggling with Opium Abuse?
Seeing your child struggle in any way can be emotionally draining. However, seeing them struggle with opium addiction can start a plethora of emotions you may not be ready to face. There is hope and you can help. Being a mother, means regardless of your child’s wants and needs, you do what is best for them, regardless what it will do to your relationship. Chances are if you still...

Why Won’t My Son or Daughter Stop Using ...

Why Won’t My Son or Daughter Stop Using Opium on Their Own?
Opium addiction does not only affect the addict, but everyone who cares for him. The parents of an opium addict often face guilt, worry, and frustration on their child’s behalf. They feel a sense of responsibility for their son or daughter but are unable to make him understand that opium use is destructive. Opium is a highly addictive narcotic substance derived from the poppy plant....

How to Prepare for a Conversation about ...

How to Prepare for a Conversation about a Loved One’s Opium Addiction
It can be just as nerve-wracking for you to bring up this conversation as it is for your opium addicted loved one. Despite your anxieties about confronting your loved one about his or her addiction, doing so can be the most beneficial and life-changing conversation you both can have. It is extremely important to have a game plan in place in terms of how you will conduct this...

Uniting as a Family to Overcome Opium Ad...

Uniting as a Family to Overcome Opium Addiction
Family members can be instrumental in an addict’s recovery. The first step to unity and recovery is becoming informed on what your addicted family member is going through. Opium causes the user to build a tolerance for the drug, and this tolerance forces him or her to use more each time to accomplish the same high. Addicts can become physically dependent on the substance and...

What Made My Loved One an Opium Addict?

What Made My Loved One an Opium Addict?
If your loved one is struggling with addiction, it can be difficult to understand how and why the addiction began. Opium abuse may start out as casual recreational use. Over time, however, users can develop a tolerance to opium that leads them to abuse the drug more heavily. Once users become dependent upon opium, it can be difficult to break the addiction. Understanding Opium Abuse The...

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