The kidnapper was the child's mother, a drug addict, who no longer had custody and tried to spirit her daughter away.
In an interview for Playgirl magazine, done over a decade ago, Duchovny addressed the rampant rumor that he was addicted to the more carnal pleasures in life with an emphatic "I am not a sex addict."
However, if the family and friends of the alcoholic or addict are able to organize themselves beforehand and follow a few simple intervention tips, it can calm the participants and increase the chance of holding a successful intervention.
I have also seen young lives and brilliant minds ruined by the addict's need for more narcotics.
However, having this brain disease does not absolve the addict of responsibility for his or her behavior, but it does explain why many addicts cannot stop using drugs by sheer force of will alone.