The holiday season can be a difficult one to navigate for people dealing with alcohol and drug issues, especially for those in their teenage years. It’s a festive time, filled with parties for family and friends. But the happiness inherent in many of those gatherings may be harder for addicts to embrace.
It also may be difficult for friends and family to know how to treat the addict. This can come into play with gifts: What do you get for someone who has a substance abuse problem? The first instinct is obviously to look for items that are in no way related to alcohol and drugs, and there are plenty of options there. Another way to go would be to find something that could provide a healthy experience for the addict, something constructive that can be a boost in their struggle. Here’s a look at a few suggestions. [Read more…]