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I'm worried because my daughter (and only child) 32yrs sick with a bad drug/alcohal addiction for the past 3nd1/2 yrs and, what do you suggest?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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In brief: Alcoholism

Alcohol/drug abuse is a very challenging illness -- not only because it is deadly, but also because the ill person may not be interested in change.
Desire for drugs can eclipse everything else in life. Your first step could be attending alanon, which educates ; supports family members. Trained interventionists can also help families intervene with their loved ones so that they accept help.

In brief: Alcoholism

Alcohol/drug abuse is a very challenging illness -- not only because it is deadly, but also because the ill person may not be interested in change.
Desire for drugs can eclipse everything else in life. Your first step could be attending alanon, which educates ; supports family members. Trained interventionists can also help families intervene with their loved ones so that they accept help.
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