By itself, gender dysphoria may not be a trigger for substance abuse, but stress-related diagnoses can be a trigger that leads to addiction.
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With almost one in five adults in the U.S. living with a mental illness, Americans that live in rural communities face consistent obstacles accessing treatment for issues such as addiction due to poverty and the distance from their homes to treatment centers.
Many students abuse drugs to prop up their efforts to overachieve and excel. Faced with enormous pressures to compete and succeed, these students are turning to “study drugs” that can be dangerous, addictive, illegal, and even fatal. Here, we’ll examine some of the dynamics behind this disturbing trend.
Every year, millions of American under 17 are diagnosed with ADHD. The most common form of treatment is prescription drugs for children with ADHD.
You’re sober now, and you don't want to relapse and be stuck in your addiction once again. What will get you to a good place again?
College can be an isolating time if you are sober because so many activities involve alcohol. However, you can have a wonderful sober social life.
When thinking about different people, whether you’re sober or still suffering from your addiction, it is important to remember a few things.
It’s unfortunate, but negative stigmas around addiction may never be completely eradicated. However, you can take to do your part to lessen these stigmas.