Anyone who really needed another good reason to quit drinking now has a study which finds that alcohol causes cancer. Need we say more?
We already knew how much the pandemic wreaked havoc on folks’ recovery programs, but now it seems that Covid itself may actually cause substance abuse. That’s right. Covid can actually make you an addict. So skews an Oxford study’s results anyway. And so warns the National Institutes of Health.
The new sobriety movement isn’t just a thing, it’s, well, a movement. So says Quartz anyway. And a whole lotta folks concur. Do ya think that perhaps there is true joy in living sober?
Addiction is a complex brain disease. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) says so. So does The Lancet. So does Harvard Health Publishing. And so does all the prevailing scientific evidence. We need not emphasize the tremendous toll this disease takes on an addict’s mental health. We probably need not emphasize the physical toll addiction takes either. Now though…