That’s the mystery: Not why some people become addicted to certain substances, but why others do not.
The first time around, I thought it was the best-ever depiction of the impact of addiction on all levels of society– individuals, groups, institutions.
Try thinking of recovery as a learning process based in experience rather than the acquisition of information.
It makes perfect sense to do something that’s been shown to be effective at limiting one very important adverse consequence to the individual and society
I was reading about a dramatic increase in cases of Hepatitis C in Maine, a state that, like the rest of the Northeast, has been (continued…)
A key trait of the addict is a weird ability to function despite the presence of high concentrations of a drug.
Experience tells us that almost all of the wide variety of treatment strategies and models are around because they work well for someone.