Substance abuse may involve alcohol, tobacco or over-the counter, prescription or illicit drugs. There are three primary risk factors for substance use disorder: genetics; age of first use and duration of use; and victimization. READ MORE
Alcohol Companies Make $17.5 Billion a Year off of Underage Drinking, While Prevention Efforts Are Starved for Cash
Companies are making literally billions of dollars from the very behavior they say they want to prevent
I realized I had to deal with the painful secrets and trauma underlying my addiction in order to find a pathway to recovery.
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