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Looking after yourself

Even when your loved one really wants to change, being a successful support person isn’t easy. You need to think about your wellbeing, and the wellbeing of others in your household. Taking care of your basic needs can give you a solid foundation for dealing with the tougher stuff.

Self-care tips

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Responding in a crisis

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Managing withdrawal

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Parenting and drugs

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Seeking treatment and support

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