Individuals battling an addiction face shame at some point throughout their lives. Shame and addiction are often closely related to each other. Users may feel shame for a number of different reasons including guilt from family members or isolation. When addicts feel shame, they turn to addiction or substance abuse in order to cope with discomfort. They take the substance of abuse to get rid of painful feelings caused by shame. Once they sober up, they start feeling shame again due to what they just did. This is a scary mental or physical battle.
The surprising news is anyone can overcome an addiction and break free by taking the necessary steps into recovery. Some of these crucial steps are:
Giving up on yourself is not an option and even if you have failed at it before, you will get through it. You can take comfort and peace of mind in knowing that the road to recovery is a long and winding one. You will reach your goal only through perseverance and dedication. It will be worth it!
Call 203-242-8271 now. We are here to guide you, motivate you, and also empower you throughout your journey to recovery. We understand the pain and shame you have experienced before and we will help you get over it. All you need to do is ask us for help and we will be there.