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In 2010, the National Institute on Drug Abuse reported that there were 38,329 deaths due to drug overdoses. That is more than the 33,000 plus who live in Jackson, MI. These rising overdose numbers are scary. The worst part of it is that most of these people never reached out to get the help they need.
Many people who suffer from a substance abuse problem do not seek professional help. They think their addiction is too bad and has put them too low in life. As long as you are ready and willing to put time and effort into bettering yourself through rehab, then achieving sobriety is possible.
Your addiction wants you to feel isolated, guilty and hopeless. But we are here to offer you the help you need. When you call (866) 578-7471 we will have someone assist you getting started. We know that it can be confusing to know what the right move is.
Admitting you have a problem with drugs or alcohol is the hardest part of the recovery process. You can get that out of the way in just 10 minutes when you call us. You can end your suffering.
How Do I Help My Loved One?
Many people enable their loved one who has a substance abuse problem. They do not know how to react so they give in to their loved one's drug and alcohol needs. Holding an intervention for this person may just save their life. An intervention is the best way to point out to a drug addict or alcoholic that their problem has gotten out of hand.
Gathering people who care about this person to express concern could open their eyes to getting help. You should not criticize or judge your loved one for their actions. Just let them know that everyone cares about them and wants to see them get help.
Your loved one needs a wakeup call from the nightmare they are living in. You might just save your loved one's life by showing that they still have support from people who they care about.
Sometimes finding a meeting or a group that you feel comfortable and are willing to talk about your struggles in recovery can be difficult. There are plenty of meetings at different times and on different days, you can use this search engine to find the all of the meetings in your area. Through weekly group meetings you can develop a support system to help you when the going gets tough. You can also find a sponsor at them to help you on a personal level. 12-step groups are also available and effective at helping recovering addicts maintain their sobriety.