Helpful Books

Codependent No More Codependent No More

More »

Language of Letting Go Language of Letting Go

More »

A Woman's Way through... A Woman's Way

More »

A Man's Way through... A Man's Way

More »

Diary of an Alcoholic Housewife Diary of an Alcoholic Housewife

More »

Aging and Addiction Aging and Addiction

More »

The Interventionist The Interventionist

More »

Everything Changes Everything Changes

More »

 

Conversation Guides

What do you say to someone who drinks too much?

Are you concerned that someone you care about is abusing alcohol or other drugs?

Conversation Guides

Discussing the issue with your loved one can be difficult if they become defensive and deny they have a problem with alcohol or other drugs. To help you speak to your loved one, we've created several conversation guides to lead you through an honest and compassionate approach.

Partner to Partner: How to speak to the significant other who is abusing alcohol or other drugs

Parent to Teen: If addiction runs in your family, here are some tips for speaking to your teens

Parent to College-Age Child: How to speak to a young adult if you suspect substance abuse

Adult to Older Adult: What to say if you suspect an older relative is becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol

Older Adult to Adult Child: How to speak to your adult child who may have a drinking or drug problem

Older Adult to Teen: What to say if your grandchild may have a problem with alcohol or other drugs

Teen to Teen: What to say to a friend, brother, or sister who has a substance abuse problem

Teen to Older Adult: What to say to a grandparent who you suspect is abusing alcohol or other drugs

Bookmark and Share

Not sure if it is addiction?

 
Saving updates...