After conquering your addiction, in a perfect world, you’d never be faced with a new temptation . Your hard work wouldn’t go to waste, because you would be strong enough to say no to everything that might push you to relapse.
Unfortunately, this isn’t a perfect world. In real life, we are only human. After we get on the right track and complete our addiction treatment, the reality is that there may come another time where we feel chronic pain and need something to help us manage it.