We care, for the better.
A place for families, because you don't have to use drugs to be affected by them.
- How do I know if they're using drugs?
- Why do they use drugs/alcohol?
- Is it my fault?
- How can I cope with their behaviour?
- Understanding the stages of addiction and recovery
- Where do I get the help I need?
- Getting support for your loved one
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my sister spends approx £150 on canabis a week
Posted by milledchilli on 30 October 2010.
My mentally ill sister has wasted the last 20 years of her life in and out of psychiatric units. She bullies my mother for money and to impose her will , my mother always gives in afraid of what "Barbie" will do but when I try to intervene my mother defends my sister by saying that she cannot help it because of her mental health problems. "Barbie's son was put on the at risk register the day he was born and subsequently taken into care. That broke my mother's heart . My mother is in her seventies and she is always as devastated by my sister's behaviour as she was the first time it happened. She doesn't seem to have developed any coping mechanisms . She is unable to maintain any boundaries with "Barbie" . I often feeel that I am hitting my he
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