- Apr 4, 2019
It has been years i have had to support her and nothing is getting better im now using drugs way more than i should and i need to sort that out im just so stuck i cant seam to get out of this rut xYes, you seem very determined to help her and find solutions which is a good sign of your character.
However, being stuck in a cycle of addiction is extremely draining for family members such as yourself. Here is a good link with steps that you can do to help:
10 Steps to Take if an Alcoholic or Addict Refuses Treatment - AddictionCenter
the final steps are
"If all previous attempts have failed, our number one solution will be the last ditch effort to getting your loved one off of drugs, and giving them the health and attention they need to recover. By taking a step back and looking at the last few weeks or months of events, you’ll be able to better determine if your efforts are proving useful or if you need to take one more stab at this."
Then after that the one last stab is: "addiction intervention". Have you tried intervention?
Here is one example that explains it: Addiction Intervention - UK Addiction Treatment Centres
Google intervention to find out more.
Above are some last resort 'life lines' I would call them.
And please don't forget to keep your distance (emotional and physical) to minimise the impact on yourself.
You are just as a valuable a human as your mum. x