ADDICTION AND FAMILY

Lisa Borg in Addiction
1 February 2017

Discovery of Your Loved One’s Addiction

When the addictive issues of a loved one are discovered, the immediate first reaction is one of anger and betrayal. After the initial shock and anger subsides, the horrible reality of the situation sets in, and at that point, the family will usually decide between turning away from their loved one or doing everything they can to help. Assuming that you want to help, your next step is looking at treatment options.…

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Lisa Borg in Drug abuse
27 January 2017

Should I Marry Him/Her?

Finding a marriage partner can be tough, someone who is kind, who understands you, is attractive and hopefully shares some similar interests… what do you do if that person takes drugs, though? Maybe it doesn’t seem like much, at only once or twice a month for example…

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Lisa Borg in Drug Rehab
15 January 2017

Helping Your Loved One Through Rehab

Once a loved one is enrolled in the Narconon drug rehab program, the largest stress is over; the family can relax, knowing that the person is getting the help that they need. BUT it is important that the family don’t think that their job is totally over.

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Lisa Borg in Addiction
11 January 2017

The Family’s Role in Addiction Recovery

Family members are usually aware of when a loved one is struggling or doing badly in life – even if the cause is not obvious. At some point, it will be realised that drug addiction is the cause.

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Lisa Borg in Drug Rehab
30 December 2016

The True Effects of an Alcoholic Mother

I recently heard an interesting story on the radio of a family torn apart, one child growing up with a solid and sober father, while another brother grew up with a drunken mother.

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Lisa Borg in Drug Rehab
3 December 2016

Life Skills Courses Help a Student Realise: “Drugs Kill Families and Their Loved Ones”

Having read all the work I have done on this course , I realise just how much pain, heartache, and damage I have caused in the past four years. It has shocked me to the point of crying. All I wanted to do was to pick up the phone and talk to my wife and apologise.

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Lisa Borg in Drug Rehab
7 November 2016

Rehabilitation is Not Just for the Addict

When someone goes to rehab it is normal to think of the physical and mental affects that this person will be relieved of, by withdrawing and detoxifying from drugs or alcohol . What is sometimes overlooked is how widespread the help truly reaches.

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Lisa Borg in Drug Rehab
14 October 2016

Drug Addiction in The Family

Most people are aware of the ravages drugs play on the user both physically and mentally. How it affects the whole family is sometimes less thought about. When things get more dramatic, such as child abuse, the effects are more evident, but what about the insidious smaller effects?

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