Reasons for drug addiction failure
1- After that, the treatment must be completed with a program of thoughtful and serious psychological rehabilitation, which is prepared according to the condition and circumstances of each addict to help him self-control, stay away from the causes of addiction, conform to society, face its pressures and temptations, and gain self-confidence and the ability to bear difficult circumstances.
2- Treatment and awareness through intimidation with stories and advice does more harm than good, as the addict does not hear and is only interested in immediate and direct pleasure….
3- The addict does not read and does not see the advice printed or published through the media, which costs thousands and millions, and considers it a kind of exaggeration and naive paid advice…
4- The absence of a family psychological treatment that addresses conflicts, problems and psychological diseases among family members, restores the emotional and emotional cohesion to the family, helps its members to treat their problems, and trains them to gain awareness and skills to help the sick individual face despair, frustration, and emptiness, get rid of bad friends, and modify misconceptions about addiction and behaviors. leading to it..
Monitoring the financial aspects and the patient’s behavior to obtain money.
5- Training family members on early detection of addiction signs and signs of relapse.
6- Some doctors and pharmacists tolerate dispensing psychotropic substances in large doses, especially that some of the benzodiazepines derivatives such as Rohypnol, Valium, Mogadon and others lead to addiction if used in high doses for a period of more than a month.
7- Providing opportunities for youth to work, not be unemployed, engage in activities and hobbies, express their opinions instead of superficial exciting cultures that encourage addiction and exercise instincts, protect them from feelings of alienation, and train them to self-treatment of anxiety, frustration, anger and irritability that push them to escape from reality to addiction.
8- Awareness of several important facts that deceive many and lead to the failure of addiction treatment..
One of the most important of them is that the treatment of addiction is not – as we mentioned – in the withdrawal of the drug from the body, nor in the addict’s cessation of its use.
All of this represents only a first stage that is not complete without treating the deeper causes, because addiction is a symptom like high temperature.
As for the underlying cause, it is the disorder of thinking, behavior and concepts, and the patient’s suffering from an untreated mental illness (many addicts suffer from chronic anxiety, depression, personality disorders, or severe problems, and they resort to addiction as a kind of wrong self-treatment).
9- Weak faith of the abuser, the presence of pressures, chronic problems, lack of awareness, love, sincere friendship, and mature emotional relationships that take the abuser’s hand at the moment of his weakness and pain and before he falls into the abyss of addiction.