A couple of years back, a loved one close to my heart developed an opioid addiction. This was by far the most daunting, mentally, and physically exhausting experience I ever had to encounter. This individual was manic and refused to seek help for years, being a danger to themselves and anyone around them. Fortunately, after years of struggling and many failed rehab attempts, this so-called loved one was able to get sober and I could not be more thankful. I was personally 17 when I experienced the trauma involved with caring for someone in this state of mind, so I understand how important it is to be heard when someone you love is addicted. It's hard and at times can make you feel helpless. Would love to be there for anyone going through the same hardship.
I care(d) a total of 1 year for a male