Substance Use, Abuse, and Addiction – Defined.


The words that we use and the meanings they have, greatly affect our thinking in any subject.  Consider the following, and you may end up with clearer thinking about substance use problems which allows you to change your habits. Substance Use: is the simple act of using a substance.  People freely choose to use substances, and like any other chosen behavior, people have their reasons for doing it - because they want pleasure, excitement, stress & anxiety relief, etc.  Substance use isn’t … [Read more...]