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For the Month of November 2020

Published by Admin at November 28, 2020

Substance Abuse and Anxiety Disorders

Many individuals who seek out treatment for dependency on alcohol or drugs also suffer from an anxiety disorder. According to one study, 37.9% of U.S. adults with a substance use disorder also have at least one mental illness. In addition, 18.2% of adults with a mental illness also struggle with a substance use disorder.1 People who live with anxiety and substance abuse can feel trapped in a “vicious circle” as one disorder worsens the other. An individual grappling with anxiety might turn to drugs or…

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