How You Can Help Address Stigmas When It Comes To Addiction


By Julia Aspen

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The opioid epidemic has engulfed the United States over the past several years, leaving more people than ever battling an addiction. More than 2 million Americans misuse prescription drugs while another 15 million struggle with alcohol use disorder. Many people blame addicted individuals for their substance use — and this only adds to the difficulty of recovery.

Addiction defined

Addiction, also called substance use disorder, is a disease that affects the brain and makes people…click here to continue reading