How to Help Your Husband to Get Into an Alcohol Treatment Center

How to Help Your Husband to Get Into an Alcohol Treatment Center

Getting your husband into an alcohol treatment center is no easy task. It takes time, effort and patience to get him to see that you are serious about getting sober. Wives across the United States are often asking themselves why their husbands drink booze. Are they doing something wrong to contribute to their alcoholism? You are scared that if he doesn’t change, he will die. Your situation is best understood by rehabs across the United States. Many admissions counselors get calls every day from housewives that have had enough. They can no longer deal with their husband’s alcoholism. They either want to get him sober or divorce. Men are often the hardest people to convince that they need help. Most men want to believe that they are indestructible and do not even have a problem with alcohol. Getting him to see that he has a problem often takes an intervention. Interventions are costly, but often get the result that you are looking for. The interventionist can help you to see that sending him to a treatment center is the only option. Let him/her explain to you how the intervention process works. You will eventually see that your husband gets the help that they need because of the love that you have shown. If you have a loving relationship with your spouse, they don’t want to see you hurt and in pain. Often, they are willing to listen if you give them consequences. Your consequences may be that if you don’t get help, I am going to divorce you. Alcoholics often respond best when they understand the consequences of what...
Heroin is Becoming More Popular Again in New York City

Heroin is Becoming More Popular Again in New York City

Just when you think that Heroin was something out of the 80’s in NYC, it is back again.  According to the Daily News, police seized more than $300,000,000 worth of heroin in 2014!  That is right, 300 million dollars.  That is lot of heroin. In 2013, 420 people died of a heroin overdose.  This drug is cheap and easy to buy on the streets. However, it is highly addictive and often destroys a person’s life.  When someone begins to get hooked on heroin, they begin to feel like their life is out of control.  A special agent by the name of James Hunt said that we have never seen heroin in these high numbers even 30 to 40 years ago. We must look at the social times that we are living in today.  Crime is at an all- time high and people are looking for quick, instant relief from depression, anger, boredom, anxiety and the list goes on.  Heroin seems to be a drug that a lot of people in New York City are turning to for various reasons.  The cost is roughly between $10.00 and $25.00 a hit.  The price depends on its purity.  If you bought heroin 30 or 40 years ago, it was about 10% pure. In today’s 21st century world, it is often 70% pure. If a person is highly addicted to heroin, they can often spend around $150.00 to $250.00 per day.  Even though it is cheap to buy, a few purchases a day will drain a person’s wallet. Each time that an addict gets a hit of heroin, they constantly need more. Their...