The symptoms of drug abuse can be easy for those who are not themselves using drugs to recognize. Much harder is to communicate concerns about drug abuse. Unfortunately, others cannot end the problems of drug use, abuse, dependency, or addiction in their loved ones. In order for a real and lasting change to take place,…

Individuals who are using illicit drugs often do not know the severity of their problem until they decide they want to stop using drugs. It is at that point that they may come to the painful realization that they are physically, mentally, and emotionally dependent on their substance of choice. One of the first manifestations…

The symptoms of drug abuse can be easy for those who are not themselves using drugs to recognize. Much harder is to communicate concerns about drug abuse. Unfortunately, others cannot end the problems of drug use, abuse, dependency, or addiction in their loved ones. In order for a real and lasting change to take place,…