The baby has been with us for 7-8 months. Sorry if I left that out.......she calls once in a blue moon and has visited the same.
Thank you for responding. No matter what you say to your daughter now will not matter because of her altered state of mind most likely due to her drug usage. She hears when you are talking but cannot rationally perceive the things that you say. Your grand-daughter is best looked after by you . I know that you mentioned that you want your daughter back and that you want to break through to her. However, you must realize that your daughter probably feels imprisoned by her problems. She is in a sense being held captive and in bondage due to her drug usage and the relationship with her partner. Some say that it takes thirty-one days to break a habit. Drug addiction pervades the life of the user, so radical changes must be made regarding your daughter's association with friends, involvement with social groups, and participation in activities surrounded by drugs and other drug users. The first step that you should take is to put your daughter...when she seems of a sound mind...in touch with a helping group or agency. Recommend a church, Bible study, or prayer group for Christian fellowship. If there is a pastor that you know that could visit your daughter, try that route. I doubt that your daughter would take the time to see another counselor or even a psychologist. Nonetheless, continue to extend your assistance in trying to help your daughter. Try to keep presenting your daughter with new ideas about having a better life. Remind her that she must yield herself to a higher power (Christ) rather to her old associations. Present to your daughter the power of the Holy Spirit to change her life continuously until that break-through happens!!! (I hope I did not offend you by submitting a religiously themed explanation but I had a sense that this was the direction in which I needed to explore for you.) Have a great day and great weekend. Hope this helps.