Addiction: Denial and Recovery

  • Protecting the dignity of the addict, and
  • Avoiding the pain of reality

The ‘wall’ of denial

This wall is often reinforced by enabling behaviours of people around the addict, who ‘love’ and ‘care’ for the affected person. Family involvement in the recovery process becomes critical, as their behaviour to needs to change.

Denial management is the first step

As long as the person is in denial, recovery cannot begin. It is important that the denial is broken for the alcoholic or addict to consider the change.



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We specialise in Detox at Home and Addiction Treatments. We use medically qualified staff located throughout the UK who are supported by accredited councillors.