A lot of people struggle with drug abuse and addiction. While some people openly admit that they have a problem with drugs, the majority of people dealing with these problems deny that anything is wrong. Denial of any form can be dangerous, but denying drug abuse or addiction is especially risky. Not only does denial often keep people from getting the professional help that they need, it can also lead to severe and potentially life-threatening problems related to the drug abuse and addiction. For this reason, it’s essential for anyone dealing with drug abuse or addiction to talk to someone about the problem and seek out professional help. Furthermore, it’s sometimes necessary for loved ones of people struggling with drug abuse and addiction to confront the person in a way that will encourage him to get the help he needs.