How do you help a person who is on drugs?

If a loved one abuses drugs, here's what you can do to help them overcome their addiction while taking care of themselves. If your loved one is ready for help, visit our Alcohol and Drug Treatment page for more information on how to get a referral and evaluation. You can also contact legal aid programs in your area to see if you qualify for those services or they can refer you to someone who can help you. Alcohol and Drug Addiction Happens in the Best Families Describe how alcohol and drug addiction affects the entire family.

It explains how substance abuse treatment works, how family interventions can be a first step toward recovery, and how to help children in families affected by alcohol and drug abuse. When someone with an addiction is not willing to seek treatment, they will resort to everything they need to do to continue feeding their addiction.