Excessive drug and alcohol use can destroy families and lives. Meanwhile, the person abusing drugs or alcohol is usually in deep denial and rationalizes his or her behavior, which makes the problem harder to treat. Whether you are a health care professional or a concerned friend, family member or coworker you can use simple techniques…


Substance abuse usually begins as a social habit and then increases until the user feels he cannot live without the drug and will do anything to get it. Substance abuse affects the people around the addict. Family and friends can watch for signs of a drug addiction to determine if an individual needs help. Symptoms…


Most of us come into Co-Anon feeling desperate. We are deeply concerned about the use of cocaine by a relative or friend. Our concern for another is greatly affecting our own lives. We come to Co-Anon because we want and need help. Through the fellowship of Co-Anon many of us found that help. We have…


Substance abuse usually begins as a social habit and then increases until the user feels he cannot live without the drug and will do anything to get it. Substance abuse affects the people around the addict. Family and friends can watch for signs of a drug addiction to determine if an individual needs help. Symptoms…


Excessive drug and alcohol use can destroy families and lives. Meanwhile, the person abusing drugs or alcohol is usually in deep denial and rationalizes his or her behavior, which makes the problem harder to treat. Whether you are a health care professional or a concerned friend, family member or coworker you can use simple techniques…


Who are professionals? As awareness grows that addiction is a family disease, so Co-Anon will attract the interest of professionals such as: counselors, therapists, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, doctors, lawyers, clergy, nurses, teachers, writers and media professionals. The following guidelines are designed to help Co-Anon groups and individual members maintain the Co-Anon Traditions while cooperating…