Reality Star Alexis Haines Shares Advice for Addicts

Reality Star Alexis Haines Shares Advice for Addicts


Now as a counselor and and with your husband at a low house what tips you can give For people with an addiction problem is it I know it’s hard for them to come forward is it is it the Responsibility of friends and family to try to get them in I think that intervention can be great and it can also be really harmful. We have to remember that intervention Can be empowering or it can be really punitive and? Punitive unitive approach towards addicts is not helpful They already feel terrible about the situation that they’re in the huge Shape is a huge year shame you you hate yourself trust me you hate yourself, so the most important thing is access we need more places that treat this disease in an Evidence-based manner that gets to the root of trauma that works on the addiction aspect and then what you’re gonna do with your life From here on out. I was really really really lucky that when I entered into silver recovery Centers when I had ten day sober after detoxing in jail which was horrendous the owner made me go to school He said what are you gonna do with your life? You need to go to school. You need to build do self-esteem building you need to have something that you can live for and Thankfully he had me do that and it was the best thing that ever happened But I want to grab one quick comment from you Evan because you do this for a living – What would advice do you have for a spouse out there? You know? Maybe their spouse is going through this Maybe they are just trying to get to recovery I think patience compassion are very important It’s almost different when you’re talking about your kids the most loving thing I think we can do for someone is to say something if we see there’s a problem the less we say the the more trouble that person’s going to get into so this has to be direct and In the most loving way possible that Is what’s going to help you and it may not it may not work the very first time But I think this is so important of discussion Proud of the two of you for all the work that you’re doing keep up the great work Well as always have more resources on our website. If you or someone you know with addiction You

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