Comments for: Support group for family members of narcotics addicts shows members they’re not alone

Posted Jan. 08, 2012, at 5:33 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 09, 2012, at 7:50 a.m.

BANGOR | One of the people who regularly attends the weekly Nar-Anon meetings — a support group for family and friends of those addicted to drugs — is a retired officer of the law, who himself dabbled with drugs and alcohol when he was a youngster. Now, at age …

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  • sassyfrazz

    No truer words have been spoken then:

    “I thought if I kept trying with her, I could help her change,” she said. “You can’t.”

    “The grandmother said the hardest part for many people, including herself, is realizing that they are powerless to change the actions of their addicted loved ones.”

    And this: “The only control we have is how we choose to react.”

    Best wishes to the families and the addicts. I wouldn’t wish this kind of misery on my worst enemy.

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