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Very little is understood by the general public regarding addiction, also known as substance use disorder.
Unintentionally spreading false information and years of typecasting people who misuse drugs and/or alcohol has created biases.
Addiction, clinically known as substance use disorder (SUD), is categorized as a disease.
As with any disease, the biology of our bodies are negatively affected and changed. SUD recovery isn’t just a matter of willpower. Drug use can change the brain, and the user feels they need drugs just as much as they need oxygen to survive.
Racial justice is one area that continually needs our attention.
Throughout our lives, we have opportunities to educate others. Racial justice is one area that continually needs our attention. Let’s say you are with work colleagues and you are discussing racism. What would you say?
Did you know that domestic violence can happen to men?
Per the CDC, one in nearly 10 men will experience domestic abuse. Imagine a male friend or loved one tells you he is being physically abused at home. How would you respond?
One in four women will experience domestic violence.
Chances are, you know someone. You may know a friend, family member, neighbor, or the person sitting in front of you in your place of worship. Imagine a friend or loved one tells you she is being physically abused at home. How would you respond?