The Blame Game

People suffering from addictions often blame others for their troubles. Addicts find it easy to ignore responsibility for their actions and avoid confronting the challenges associated with admitting and recovering from their addiction. One thing addiction experts know for sure…

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Link Between Trauma and Substance Abuse

Life is filled with unforeseen events that can cause a lot of stress. While these events can sometimes come and go without long-term damage, they also can create real issues that can lead to further and more problematic issues. One…

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The Link Between Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

In today’s society there is an overwhelmingly massive stigma surrounding both substance abuse and mental illness. As soon as these words are mentioned, people clam up or try to maneuver their way around the subject. But these are common problems…

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