The concept of rehabilitation is not anything that is relatively new, it is still quite surprising that there would be people that still question the need for it and worse yet, its efficacy. Not every organization or establishment that offers rehabilitation is funded by governments. There are private organizations that pursue other methods of helping those in need.
Here are a few reasons why rehabilitation needs our support:
Lack of Funding
Private organizations that provide different methods of obtaining wellness often do not have sufficient funding. Rehabilitation deals with various types of illnesses head on. Yes, addiction is an illness. While there are charities and persons that do provide millions in funding, further research and upkeep is a constant thing. As such, funds are continuously needed. As you can imagine, this can be quite difficult to come by as there are those that try to defraud others in the name of actual organizations.
Lack of Awareness
Like we’ve mentioned, there are a lot of voices out there that completely question the validity and efficacy of rehabilitation when it comes to issues like addiction. We believe that this can be combated with proper distribution of relevant information. There is no harm achieved by dispersing proper and helpful info.
Always keep in mind that these are not the only ways that people can show their support for rehabilitation.
The Bottom Line
Rehabilitation—the processes, methods, organizations, professionals, and everything else about it—does need our constant support. The number of people who now lead better lives because of rehabilitation is evidence enough as to why it should warrant continued support. The sheer number of individuals that are presently in the throes of addiction, mental illness, and various complaints can be helped with suitable rehabilitation. How are they to obtain this if there is very little support for the processes in which they can take control of their wellness?
Do you think rehabilitation needs our support?