Long term recovery

About the LONG TERM RECOVERY Category (1)
How can I reach out and help others struggling with addiction based on my experience? (5)
Confused again about the recovery of the person I care about (2)
Methadone maintenance (1)
What exactly does crack look like and other than a pipe what are other signs it’s being used? (4)
I want to be wrong but the relapse signs are there - how do I help? (2)
When finding it hard to trust again, do I stay or do I leave? (7)
Anyone else’s loved one have problems with their pancreas? (1)
What do you do when your adult son wants to come home? (3)
I think I have to leave, but I don't want to. What else can I do? (7)
Might sound strange, but any gratitude or silver linings about loving someone through addiction to share? (7)
If he wants comforting and coddling when he’s hungover do you give it? (4)
How do you act after a recent relapse? (5)
When the substance addiction is gone...do physical pains flare? (3)
When and why do you feel judged about caring for someone with addiction? (5)
How do you know if your loved one is telling you the truth? (6)
How do I know when he's serious about recovery? (6)
How do I help him to learn new coping skills? (3)
What’s the difference between a relapse and a slip? (6)
What are some ways you are taking care of yourself to avoid relapse? (4)
When someone in recovery "slips," who should know? (8)
How to deal with someone that's been doing well and is hitting a roadblock? (4)
When you know what to do and say but come home, he's drunk, and all the 'right things' go out the window - you know what I mean? (7)
What if your loved one addict does not like meetings? Are there other options? (16)
Does alcoholism or drug addiction run in your family? (11)
Have you noticed certain triggers (events, specific times of year/holidays) that can worsen or exacerbate your loved one's addiction? (2)
Have others experienced worry/concern regarding their loved one in long term recovery? My son is on MAT, had been doing well, and I'm beginning to worry 3 years into the journey (4)
Is it normal for a recovering addict to not want to talk about their recovery? (12)
Do former addicts experience depression differently? (9)
Has anyone else's loved one quit their drug of choice and kept drinking alcohol safely? (3)