2017-04-19 / Top News
Does “tough love” work?
Changing the conversation surrounding addiction
RAPID CITY –– During her active years as an addict, Mia was relentlessly subjected to the “tough love” tactics of humiliation and shame. Because her family believed “tough love” would aid her recovery, they shunned her, afraid that if they didn’t they would be guilty of “enabling her.” Mia died last winter – homeless.