Why Drug Use Pulls Down The Whole Family

Older woman cryingThe family is the first group you belong to when you start your life. It is a small group, designed to be closely-knit and self-supporting so that children have a safe place to grow-up, and other family members have safe shelter from the storms of life. It is the combined efforts of the family that provide the wherewithal for all members to survive with a roof over the heads, and food on the table—the most basic economic unit of our society. It is where you begin learning how to get along with others, and experiencing life events that will sustain you with memories throughout a lifetime. Sadly, it is the family which suffers the most from the drug use by a family member. Continue reading