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It is entirely possible that the person is trying to keep the family at a distance so as to keep the drug use a secret.
It sounds as if you have tried to communicate with the person and suggest they have treatment. Very few people will receive suggestions that there is something deeper wrong with them willingly. One thing that people who have alcoholism or addiction in their family come to learn is that trying to convince the person to get help rarely works. The pull of the addiction makes them unable to hear the concern of others.
Usually the only thing that finally gets someone into treatment is when the consequences of their behavior affect their live enough that they can no longer ignore it.