Helping someone to break free from addiction or become mentally balanced, is one of the best gifts you can give to them.
They would eternally become grateful for this. It is not easy having to struggle with chemical dependency or addiction to a habit which they have been stuck with for years.
For someone who is mentally unstable as well, the individual would for the first time in a long while heave a sigh of relief because he or she is currently better.
For you to help someone you need to understand that, you need not have selfish motives, because they would prevent you from carrying out what you need to do.
An addict and a mentally unstable individual definitely lives a traumatic life, and it affects his or her loved ones in various ways.
The home is one of the places where an addicted or unstable person would surely feel at home, and it is essential that those who are considered to be the loved ones, should provide the ample care that the addict needs.
When treatment comes into play, the quality of life is not only improved for the addict, the people who care for them and stay with them would also lead better lives.
Also, there is also a tendency for the economic burden to reduce. Caring for an addicted and unstable person comes with a benefit which would either be in the long-term or short-term.
Eventually, the person would recover, and there would be no need to spend on treatment and rehabs. If the person was placed on medications, it would reduce because, there is no need for it anymore.
In addition to this, less time would be spent in caring for the addicted family member.
During the addiction process, almost all attention would be focused on the addict, and there might be insufficient time to be highly productive in other areas. However, once the addiction has cleared of, everything would come back to normal.