Love is the healing balm. I learned this the hard way when I was a teen after my mom caught me sneaking back to the house after an evening out with my teenage friends. The sad smile on her face and the love in her eyes stayed with me a long time after that. It is that love that kept me going off with my friends without her consent after that. An addict needs to feel the love no matter their state. It is what gives them the will to try and get out of an addiction.