This links to a CNN interview with a young woman who is a heroin addict. She talks about the daily struggle she faces to be sober. You hear from her mom on how afraid she often feels.
While this video refers to someone who is using very hard drugs, addiction is a deeply difficult affliction to overcome.
I have sat with countless teenager addicts from my time working in a hospital on a detox floor, to the many years since counseling teens in my office. It’s a scary thing to face. There is a lot of denial to work through. There is a lot of emotional pain.
If you or your child is struggling like the woman in this video, or even with something less serious, such as a marijuana addiction, please call. Let’s talk through a game plan to get life back to good.
Helping teens grow and families improve connection,
Lauren Goodman, MS, MFT