addicted family member Tag

When someone you love, be it a sibling, parent, child or other family member, is abusing drugs and alcohol, it can seem like the person that you know and love has completely disappeared. Maybe they were always kind and you now find them vicious and aggressive. Perhaps they were once soft spoken and now they scream obscenities at you. Maybe they are lying to you, or stealing from you or making your life miserable. You know the person that you love is still in there, but how do you deal with an addicted family member when they are using.