Lack of skills to deal with life situations often leads a person to alcohol or drug use. A return to a productive and sober life requires building those life skills that were missing before.
How do you know when you have stably recovered from addiction? There are a few signs that indicate you have moved on and are able to put it behind you.
Deep down, every addict wants to leave addiction behind and get off drugs for good. Many people who arrive at a Narconon center state they don’t want to be considered an addict for life, living each day fighting the urge to use again. They are looking for a way out of the trap—once and for all.