How To Cope With a Drug User

Accurate information

Find out as much as you can, use the internet, helplines or the library.

Who can help

Find out what services are available for both you and the drug user.

Offer help

Explain that you will support and help the user if they truly want help.


Realise that you do not have to accept unacceptable behaviour.


Live for today and not what may happen.


It is not your fault, Individuals make their own choices. Say this over to yourself .


It's normal,  It may help to write your feelings down,  then burn the paper, or just have a good shout or just let yourself cry,  then go and do something really positive for yourself  by going for a walk, or what ever makes you feel better.