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5 Things You Should Avoid Saying to a Drug Addict

A drug addict needs love and support above all else. Condemning them will only not help; it could even make things worse. A drug addict first has to want to quit. Instead of finding fault, you should help find this want. Always stay positive and avoid saying these negative things. - A drug addict needs love and support above all else.

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Comment by Dr. Michael Berry on February 11, 2014 at 6:12am

Well said Michele! Addicts  needs all our compassion to combat their addiction. We should be supportive, helpful and remain motivating them in their tough times to recover. I think positive thinking is a key to success. 

Comment by Roger Harris on January 13, 2014 at 10:01am

I am totally agree with this. A drug addicts needs love an support to recover themselves from drugs. So always try to be positive with them and never say negative things to the drug addicts. Thanks for sharing this informative article.

Comment by Dr. Steffany Mohan on January 2, 2014 at 12:52am

Well said Michele. Actually one should motivate such people who are fighting against alcohol addiction. The best thing one can do towards such people is keep the spark kindled to achieve ones goal.

Comment by Amir Ghanouni on December 30, 2013 at 12:07pm

If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, this post is a must read for them. Negative feelings or thoughts should not come to your mind. Encourage the person and show your love and support to overcome addiction. 

Comment by Vu Le on December 15, 2013 at 11:04pm

Michele truly a healthy post, to let an addict decide what they want from their life, & an encouragement has to be made to make him understand the bad repercussion of addiction on our health & mind. If anyone decides to give up this habit once for all, then all initiatives should be made to give all support & strength to combat this deadly habit.

Comment by Ken Nersten on November 20, 2013 at 8:48pm

Well said Michele, it is true that an addicts needs all our compassion to combat to restraints from his/her life. Making them comfortable with our company should be the first step towards making them realize what is wrong with them. Instead of finding faults in them, it is better to be supportive to them & standing with them on their tough times, to help them to get rid of unwanted habit. 

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