Why Should I Take Care of Myself if My Child is the One with the Addiction?
Self-care is important for a parent helping their child struggling with drugs. As one parent put it, “We became as sick as he was just trying to save him.”
Opioids (prescription painkillers and heroin) pose a high risk of overdose, for both those in active use and in recovery. Learn the risks and understand what you can do to help prevent accidental death.
This post was originally published in 2017 and has been updated for content.