Crantag wrote:The problem with addiction therapy is that it is sort of a one-size-fits-all approach, which doesn't work for everyone.
For some, it makes things worse.
I think decent housing and employment is the first start.
Neither of which I have.
I'm still working on being a functional addict, though.
You gotta do what you gotta do.
I think getting off drugs comes before employment and housing. Hard to keep a job as an addict. But either way good luck to you.
What i will say is this: homeless people are very strong people, I have worked with them before. They are survivors. They go through hell and live in squalor and many have suffered things like abuse and mental illness and shitty home lives and yet they keep living life and never give up, which is remarkable and to their credit as survivors.
Since you are that strong, you have to ask yourself: "Is this addiction stronger than I am? Does the addiction control me, or can I control the addiction?". Because this is the battle addicts face, a test of strength. I think you're stronger than the addiction and probably anything else the world can throw at you. So prove us all right when you're ready, and then come back and tell us.