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Five Things You Need to Know About Substance Abuse

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It can be easy to ignore substance abuse as someone else’s problem. Here’s the thing – it’s not. Substance abuse impacts everyone’s family and life at one time or another. It does not discriminate based on socioeconomic status, race, or ethnicity. It does not care. It could be your brother, your coworker, or your child. It… Read more »

Substance Misuse and Abuse

People can develop substance abuse or misuse issues in different ways – by trying things experimentally or recreationally, or through “self-medication.” Both adults and young people may attempt to deal with their stress, anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues through self-medication. Self-medication refers to the practice of using alcohol, legal or illegal drugs without… Read more »