Addiction to drugs and alcohol can keep people from living healthy, fulfilling lives. Addiction limits people’s opportunities, causes damage to their health, and strains their relationships. It’s safe to say that no one would choose to develop and live with addiction.  But why do some people become addicts and others…
Addiction is linked to a number of mental health conditions. When someone suffers from both a substance use disorder and a mental illness, this is known as having co-occurring disorders. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration Services, “approximately 9.2 million adults in the United States have a…