Was It Something I Did? Overcoming Guilt For Parents Of Adult Alcoholics


Don’t be too hard on yourself.

By  Brook McKenzie, Contributor

Original Source: health.usnews.com

DRUG AND ALCOHOL addiction does not discriminate. People of all ages, socioeconomic backgrounds and races are susceptible to developing chemical dependency if there are certain factors present, such as influential social circles, job-related stress, adverse childhood experiences, toxic relationships and mental illness. The addiction stigma attached to people with substance use disorder shames them into silence, so even if your adult son or daughter was struggling with drinking or drug use, you probably wouldn’t know it because they’ve become experts at hiding it. They avoid being labeled at all costs and want to believe that it’s business as usual and they’ve still got…click here to continue reading