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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what more can i do?
Posted by worriedmum on 15 October 2013.
My son is 23 and I'm worried sick about him. He has been on a slippery slope since he was about 15. To cut a long story short he is now on cocaine, weed and drink and I don't know what to do. He won't seek help and he lies to me so much I don't know what's truth and what's not. He does not live at home as I can no longer cope with his lies, moods, lifestyle as I have other children to think of. He has not worked for about 2/3 years. He has 3 children,different mums but doesn't pay for them. He has run up debts with drug dealers and I dread to think what else he owes. He canbe such a lovely man but he is going to end up dead, in prison or in the gutter. People tell me I need to have nothing to do with him to make him realise I'm not going to be there to pick up the pieces but I'm scared in case anything happened, I wouldn't be able to live with myself. I can't let him go on doing this to me, having a knock on effect to my family. I don't want him to do it to himself, I want him to realise he is only going to get worse but he doesn't think he has that much of a problem, I don't know where to turn.
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