Original Source: soberlink.com
Even though we have more access to information regarding Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) than ever before, there are still many misconceptions surrounding the disease. Over-generalizations and assumptions can be toxic roadblocks that prevent those who struggle with overusing alcohol from getting the help they need.
Leslie Martin is a licensed clinical social worker who serves clients with addictions in her private practice. She explains how mislabeling and “[Seeing] the disease as an all or nothing dichotomy [is a]challenge that prevents people from being able to seek care.”