Addiction refers to a problem in controlling certain repetitive behaviours to the extent that they have harmful consequences. People often to resort to such things excessively, due to a need to escape from upsetting emotions or circumstances. These compulsions mostly trigger a self-harming process, which can cause pain and suffering not only for those with the problem, but for their loved ones too.
Addiction also severely affects decision-making, memory or learning of an individual. Overcoming an addiction could seem impossible to the one affected by it. But with the right kind of support & counsellors, this could be dealt with, gradually.
The primary benefit is that it will help someone in difficulty in their efforts to address and take action as to what needs to be done. It involves an intensive exploration of the cause of the addictive behaviour and also enables the person to reach a level of self- understanding that's essential to a good recovery. It aims to assist in the following ways: