How Do I Support Someone With A Heroin Addiction?


Starring in a supporting role to any addiction is a tough job. Being the supporter of someone who is struggling with a heroin addiction can be an exhausting, heartbreaking, frustrating experience. There are many ways to support someone with a heroin addiction, some of them healthy and others not healthy. If you are supporting someone with a heroin addiction, you …

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Supporting Your Loved One During Substance Abuse Recovery

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If a loved one is going through recovery from substance abuse addiction, you might be wondering how to act and what things you can do to offer that person support. Having support while going through an addiction treatment program is necessary and extremely beneficial for a successful recovery. Here are a few ways in which you can support your loved one during this time.

  • Be available. Show your loved one that you are there for them whenever they need to talk or just someone to listen.
  • Offer them a place to stay. Allow them to stay at your place so that they have someone to turn to.
  • Explore hobbies together. Taking up a hobby is a great way for your loved one to keep substance abuse off their mind and participate in healthy activities.
  • Suggest support groups. Encourage your loved one to attend a support group so that they can see they are not alone.
  • Love them unconditionally. Show them genuine care instead of judgement.

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Lakehouse Recovery Center Joins MAP Recovery Network

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We are very excited to announce that the Lakehouse Recovery Center is now officially a member of the MAP Recovery Network. MAP strives to improve the outcomes of addiction treatment and by joining the Network, the Lakehouse gains additional resources which will help clients achieve greater long-term success. CEO and Executive Director of the Lakehouse Stuart Birnbaum said,

“We strive to meet our clients where they are and we tailor our treatment plans to every individual we serve. MAP’s comprehensive Recovery Support program opens up more opportunities for us to serve out clients. We are excited about joining the Recovery Network as this further distinguishes our commitment as a holistic treatment center that is invested in the long-term recovery of our clients.”

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