I often see people discussing drug addiction on social media. A lot of people feel no sympathy or pity to the ones who are addicted, as they feel that they have brought all of their troubles on themselves. While this may be true, there is often a root cause of addiction. A generally happy and well adjusted person doesn’t set out to become addicted. I am speaking from experience, because my sister ended up looking at some Florida substance abuse treatment centers because of her own addiction to drugs.
We all knew that she had a problem, even though she tried to hide it from us. We tried to talk with her about it, but she would blow us off when we did. Continue reading