When police showed up at the scene of a stabbing in Portland, Maine, they found more than just blood. Two ounces of crack cocaine worth more than $4,000 was also found, making the incident just one more in a number of drug-related crimes that have become all too common in the area.
Drug-related crimes are becoming more and more of a problem in Portland, ME. In an effort to get or keep their drug of choice, many addicts have resorted to stealing, fraud and assault. It’s a problem for law enforcement, it’s a problem for taxpayers – and it’s a problem for families in Portland who want to help their loved heal from an active addiction.
When Families Struggle
Addiction affects everyone around the addicted person. Parents, siblings, spouses, children, extended family – everyone suffers when a family member is unable to make positive choices due to an out-of-control drug dependence. But the good news is that family members can benefit from treatment as well. In order to help themselves and their loved one heal, they can take part in:
- Family visitation days
- Family educational workshops
- Family therapy
- Support groups designed for loved ones of addicts and alcoholics
Are You Ready to Help Your Family Heal?
One phone call can put you in touch with a drug rehab program that can provide your entire family with all the addiction treatment services necessary to get closer to a drug-free life. Though it won’t happen overnight, time and professional treatment can help your addicted loved one learn to live without turning to drugs and alcohol, and it can help everyone else in the family to move closer to a place of trust and balance. Call now.
78 Portland St
Portland, ME 04101-2828
Crossroads For Women
66 Pearl St # 326
Portland, ME 04101-4283
65 India St
Portland, ME 04101-4209