HOW DO WE SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES WITH A DRUG USER?

ACCREDITED SENIOR PSYCHOTHERAPIST/COUNSELLOR -Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

Some families have drug user and are suffering from
many issues every day. It is the best and useful to find a help from the
societies and communities with focusing on the mental health care so much.

There are
many support groups aimed at providing support for families where a member may
be using illicit drugs. The focus of such support groups is generally to
improve problem solving skills, emotional management, relationships within the
family, management of drug use, and the well-being of the drug user and their
family. Typically, these organisations seek to educate the family with regard
to such issues as:

  • 1-Services available to the drug
    user and their family.
  • 2-Detoxification options and their
    impact on the user and family.
  • 3-Physical, emotional and
    psychological issues including drug

Dependence.

  • 4-Pharmaco-therapies including
    methadone, naltrexone and

Buprenorphine.

  • 5-Needle exchange programs which also
    provide information,

support, advice, and referral.

  • 6-Life after drug…

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