When life becomes overwhelming people turn to a variety of methods to manage their distress, and sometimes this may include drug & alcohol use or other ‘addictive’ behaviours. Whilst these coping strategies may seem like they help in the short term, over time the problem they are meant to solve does not go way. Unfortunately these coping strategies may also begin to cause problems of their own by affecting finances, relationships, confidence, and general lifestyle.
There are many specialised services that can help people to regain control over their lives or help support a loved one who is struggling with drug and alcohol use, some of which are listed below:
Disclaimer: LCP Inc. provides this page as a guide to some of the options available. This does not mean we endorse or recommend any of these groups, chat rooms or websites.