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How Do Heavy Drug Addicts Recover?

Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MD By December 20, 2018

Addiction is a horrible thing to be trapped in, especially as your addiction progresses and the consequences start to take a serious toll on your mental and physical health. Addiction may start out fun when it is a popularity contest lifestyle choice for many young users. However, the progression of chemical dependency and the destruction of socio-economic foundations can infect users with an attitude of pure apathy and a philosophy of nihilism. This is particularly true of mainline heroin addicts who may become so apathetic to the risks of injury that they will pick up dirty needles off the ground and engage in other criminal activity for a quick fix.

Sadly enough, our system for dealing with suffers of substance abuse disorders and dual diagnosis mental disorders is not very forgiving. Users can lose their licenses, the high school diplomas they need to enter college, and also find themselves trapped in a socio-economic class that copes by using drugs and alcohol. You can be happy living in a gutter when you are high on drugs or drunk because it doesn’t matter where you are, only how you feel inside. The longer that users stay addicted, the more difficult it is to recover and live fulfilling lives. Nevertheless, there is hope if you have faith and avoid the pitfalls that lead many to relapse.

 

The Escape for Heavy Drug Addiction

Discovery InstituteMost heavy users will tell you that they don’t even get high on drugs anymore. The great majority continue to use drugs dependently just to cope and get through life. For them, they are trapped in the lifestyle and do not have any guidance or respect for non-users to provide them with philosophies in the matter. For these users, having a wise mentor at the drug rehab centers who kicked the habit to advise them on the pitfalls and to help them figure out the way is a God-sent. We live in a very adversarial cut-throat rat race world where it is hard to find solutions because people are envious and happy to see others fail. The debt treadmill that the majority of people are on forces them to look for any opportunity to benefit themselves and to treat others coldly.

 

Many people substitute humanitarian love and cope through life by using drugs to ignore all their problems. Substance abuse can help people to make the most of the worst situations by viewing everything through a light and entertaining lens. In the end, the solution for drug addiction is for good people at a drug rehab in NJ to mentor and address every facet they faced in the transition. But, they can only win the trust of heavy users and bring them out of dire addictions by showing them humanitarian love and supporting them through every phase. Humanitarian love involves tolerance and forgiveness for the mistakes of others and treating them in every manner how you would want to be treated.

 

Call us today to schedule your evaluation. We have inpatient and outpatient rehab programs personalized to show you compassion and to build you a sturdy bridge to sober living based on the wisdom of former heavy drug addicts who quit.

 

Article Reviewed by Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MDDr. Jeffrey Berman is a psychiatrist in Teaneck, New Jersey and is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Hebrew.

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