Problems with drugs and alcohol affect millions of Americans’ lives each and every day. Many people live in relationships with others who have a drug or alcohol problem, and don’t know where to turn or what to do. Others have friends or co-workers they’d love to help out, but don’t how to help them.
Alcohol and drug problems don’t go away on their own. And they rarely get better just with the passage of time, unless the person has made a concerted effort and pledge to change.
Do you know someone who has an alcohol or drug problem?
If so, this week’s video from Psych Central’s Ask the Therapists Daniel J. Tomasulo, Ph.D. & Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. may be able to help you.
What do you think about their advice?
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Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 9 May 2012
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Grohol, J. (2012). Video: Helping Someone With an Alcohol or Drug Problem. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 23, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2012/05/10/video-helping-someone-with-an-alcohol-or-drug-problem/