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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The pain of watching my son deteriorate is crippling.
Posted by Roddersb on 11 August 2014.
My 17 year old son started taking cannabis at 13 and since then has developed a 2gm a day habit topped up with MCat and cocaine. He did have a job for a while but has lost that through not being able to function on a daily basis. He sofa surfs and does not stay with me anymore because he can be violent and I have younger children. We have had drugs workers, mental health professionals and other related professionals involved but things have just got worse and worse. He doesn't wash or change his clothes and will steal money at any opportunity. I feel so helpless as he is so self destructive......he has stab wounds and slashes on his body and arms where he has got into trouble with dealers and he has turned up covered in someone else's blood on one occasion. Will thus ever get better?
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