Addiction hurts families. It doesn’t matter if you are a user or bystander, drug addiction hurts everyone. I know it can be hard to bridge the gap. Users and the ones that love them have trouble understanding each other’s feelings and struggles. Someone without drug experience can’t fathom the appeal. While, someone trying to get clean can’t explain the overpowering feelings of withdraw. Drugs change people. Heavy drug use changes your brain chemistry. Many people will have lasting effects to their cognitive, emotional, and psychological processes. Drug induced psychosis is just one of many dangers like heart attack and stroke.