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Understanding the Feelings Behind Substance Use Disorder

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Understanding the Feelings Behind Substance Use Disorder

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wayne Public Library

Northwest Wayne Families Against Narcotics 2023 Public Forum: Understanding the Feelings Behind Substance Use Disorder

There are many factors that can drive a person’s addiction to substances. Common examples include self-medication of co-occurring mental health issues, response to trauma, and shame and fear that contribute to both the initiation and continuation of the disease. At this forum, a mental health expert will explain the emotions that often lie at the root of substance addictions, and we will explore healthy ways to cope with those emotions.

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