I Had to Abandon the Tough Love Approach to Save My Son From Heroin — Help for Families of Drug Addicts

One mother shares the surprising mindset shift that ultimately saved her son from heroin addiction.

An experiment with marijuana at age 16 obliged him to a court-ordered 12-step program for teens. In a tragic twist to the gateway theory of addiction, it was at one of those meetings that he discovered heroin. As other teens were in the church library chanting “keep coming back—it works if you work it,” my son was down the hall in the restroom learning how to shoot up.

Source: I Had to Abandon the Tough Love Approach to Save My Son From Heroin — Help for Families of Drug Addicts

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