It takes time to recover from addiction--not only for the brain to readjust, but to make lifestyle changes to avoid drug

It takes time to recover from addiction—not only for the brain to readjust, but to make lifestyle changes to avoid drugs. Think of how hard it is for people trying to lose weight—they try different diets, exercise for a while, and lose a few pounds, only to gain them back until they can make lasting changes to keep the weight off. Same with quitting drugs—it may take several rounds of treatment before it sticks. teens.drugabuse.gov/have-a-drug-problem-need-help