Millions of people live with an addiction to drugs or alcohol. Many will not get the treatment they need to overcome the condition and will live with worsening, sometimes life-threatening, consequences of the condition. Those living with substance abuse or addiction can recover with the right treatment. Understanding what to…
According to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics, substance use disorder affects 20 million people aged 12 and older.[1] More often than not, addiction is caused by a combination of unfortunate circumstances. For example, experiencing childhood trauma, never receiving treatment for your trauma, and being genetically predisposed can lead…