Substance abuse is an issue that millions of Americans face. It can come in many forms and can be brought on due to a number of different things.
The legalisation of marijuana usage in the US has made it available for anyone to purchase for recreational and medicinal purposes.
Drug abuse is classified as a mental health issue since it leads to various mental health problems, including anxiety, depression, etc.
Addiction, as the name suggests is a habit of something. It could be of food, newspapers, drugs/alcohol, etc.
Not many people are very aware of their own consumption habits, not realising that they’re fuelling an addiction that is slowly ruining their lives.
Before someone with a substance use disorder can start modifying negative behaviours through counselling and therapy.
Addiction, as the name suggests, is a habit of something.
The best way to survive is to make a meaningful connection with another person by building any companionship.
- Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy
A few weeks ago, I had the chance to speak with CEO and founder of Yes We Can Youth clinics , Jan Willem Poot.