September is National Recovery Month. It is a time to raise awareness, spread hope and encourage those struggling with mental health or substance use disorders to seek help.
There are many misconceptions about addiction. Dispelling those myths is critical for our community to understand, relate to and support those who are struggling.
Many believe that individuals with an addiction choose to continue to use and should be able to stop on their own. But addiction is a complex disease that is difficult to treat without professional interventions.
Visit DLCMindYourMind.org for free access to articles, videos and resources on recovery.
– Scott Burgess, David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health