Setting boundaries and changing your relationship with a drug user is difficult. It is especially hard if you are isolated and unsupported. Getting other family members positively involved is extremely important. Otherwise using the FDS support line 1300 386 186, going to FDS or other support groups or even discussing things with a counsellor can be very helpful and empowering.
Written and adapted by Tony Trimingham from various sources, especially the website of Adfam, UK. Adfam is a similar organisation to Family Drug Support in the United Kingdom and they do excellent work there supporting families of drug users.