Resources for Patients & Families FAQs
They soon realize they need to learn how to stay sober, while also repairing relationships, restoring health, and picking up the pieces of a career.
A criminal defense attorney complained to me that his clients didn’t begin to take things seriously until the second or even third offense.
Substance Use Disorders don’t appear overnight. People who develop them may use for months or years or even decades before they seek help.
…actually more of an issue now than in the 80’s, because of the presence of super-powerful opioids like fentanyl or carfentanil, and the growing risk of unintended overdose.
Shame always plays a role. Not just the shame of discovery, but the shame of having a problem in the first place.