When addiction is part of life for a loved one, the fear of overdose hangs over the family every day. In Rosemead, California, many families are scared that the next phone call will be a nurse telling them to come to the hospital, or a police officer telling them that there has been an accident. It is a valid concern, and one that can motivate family members to act sooner rather than later to connect their loved one with addiction treatment that can literally save their lives.
The data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that more than 2,200 people in Los Angeles County died of a drug overdose between 2014 and 2016.1 The only way to help your loved one avoid becoming another statistic is to help them get involved with a treatment program that can help.
If you are looking for a drug treatment program for your family member, it’s a good idea to choose one that offers:
What are you looking for in a treatment program for your loved one? Begin learning about how you can help your loved one enroll in the right treatment for them.
There is no obligation to enter treatment and you can opt out at any time.