You already know that drug addiction is not a good thing. Whether it is prescription drugs where the addiction came on accidentally as a result of legally prescribed medications to treat something, or whether it is the illegal street drugs that are purchased on back alleys or dark basements, drug addiction is something that needs to be addressed.
After working with an intervention specialist and choosing the right detox services in NJ for you, you will check into detox and complete the intake process.
Frequently, the addicted person cannot see the addiction or writes it off as just being one of those things that they require in their life. But addiction to anything, whether alcohol, drugs, cigarettes/nicotine, or virtually anything else is not healthy, and in the case of alcohol and drugs, can be life-threatening.
If you love someone who is an addict, the best thing you can do for them is to get them into an alcohol rehab program or a drug rehab program for their own benefit.
The hardest thing about the whole process is to get the addict to realize, understand, and accept the fact that they are an addict. The vast majority of addicts do not realize this, and until they realize it, you are going to be pushing and pulling them into rehab, instead of them going willingly.
There are alcohol and drug counselors who can help you with this task by talking with that person, and these services are often a city, state, or county-sponsored and are therefore at minimal or no cost.