I Got My Son Back: A Mother’s Struggle with Her Son’s Addiction
Our family suffered for years in silence through this horrific journey of my son’s heroin addiction, but now we can speak of Ryan’s health problem out loud.
There’s a lot of stigma and misunderstanding with substance use disorders, treatment and recovery. But you should never let social judgment stand in the way of getting your child the help he or she needs and deserves. Here are nine facts to know so you can be better prepared to help your child.
LEARN MORE: Learn how you can address your child’s drug use.
LEARN MORE: Read 5 Things You Need to Know About Relapse.
LEARN MORE: Use CRAFT skills to help your family heal.
LEARN MORE: Find out more in our Treatment eBook.
LEARN MORE: Get help navigating the treatment system.
Download a PDF version of “9 Facts About Addiction People Usually Get Wrong” to read it all on one page or to print it out.
This post was originally published in 2017 and has been refreshed and republished.