Many people suffer from addiction, and then make the difficult decision to quit. Quite often, they relapse several times during the treatment process before finally cutting themselves off their addiction. To decide to quit addiction is quite a bold decision, and to go through the treatment process successfully requires even more courage and determination. Many people start and quit somewhere within the process. It is therefore necessary to support whoever undergoes this process successfully.
The community of an individual who undergoes addiction treatment has a key role to play in determining how effective the treatment will be. Community support is the deal, and any community that rejects an addict who has undergone treatment, can be sure that the person can easily relapse. So how can the community support such people? Let’s discover together.
Every addict goes through counseling in the treatment phase. Showing love and care for the addict; encouraging him or her to fully undergo the treatment process is just the best of the community counsels the person to success.
Accepting an addict is perhaps the biggest support his or her community can ever give. Acceptance by the community makes the addict feel welcomed; it makes them feel wanted. Of course, in many cases, addicts are rejected in society. Accepting an addict therefore tells him/her that it’s OK to make the mistake of falling into addiction. It also gives such a person the courage to fully integrate himself and do useful in the community.
If you had never thought of it this way before, know that it is vitally important to support addicts in your community. Receive them; make them feel comfortable. When you do that, you help to build a better society in one way or another.