Step out from the shadows. Perhaps you are personally being challenged by addictions, or maybe you find yourself in a situation where someone close to you is demonstrating the characteristics of an addict. As a parent, grandparent, friend, or employer, it is impossible to deny the impact of addictions. Are you experiencing a loss of control around your own substance use? Do you currently know a loved one who is struggling with addictions, self-injurious behaviours, or thoughts of suicide? Do you find yourself feeling lost or helpless about the situation? Education is the greatest tool for assisting you in your time of need. Whether you are dealing with addictions personally, or are observing a loved one struggle with them, this book will guide you. You will learn the tools that will allow you to take your power back, and regain control over your life. There is always hope, and a new life free from chaos and uncertainty awaits.