A sobering reality is that it sometimes takes rock bottom for some addicts to finally seek the change they need. Recovery is not one action but a life style change in every aspect. Those who finally have no where else to go sometimes find the motivation needed to do what needs done.
The article, “After hitting ‘rock bottom,’ some addicts and alcoholics find a road to recovery” by Alexandria Fleming states,
“In addiction phraseology, it’s often called “rock bottom.” It’s a state of mind known as the nadir of suffering, an overwhelming feeling of hopelessness. Sometimes it’s a jumpoff point at which misery is traded for normalcy and meaning, where one life ends and another begins.”
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