People often feel scared or confused when they see a family member struggling with substance use or addiction. You want to help, but you might be unsure how to begin.

Medical professionals call addiction a family disease. What they mean is that the disease of addiction usually has an impact on all members of the family in one way or another. Unfortunately, most family members don’t know how to help the person suffering from the brain disease of addiction. At Stepworks, we understand the fear and uncertainty that many feel when they have a family member or loved one with addiction.

There are a few very simple steps to take if you are concerned about another person’s struggle with addiction. The first step? Talk to a professional. Use the contact form below or call us today to schedule a brief and no-obligation conversation about addiction. We’ll provide you with some initial first steps and help you evaluate the severity of your loved one’s problem.