Sofia, Karen and John are addicts, not bad people. They’ve learned how to overcome addiction and manage their disease. It wasn’t easy, and their families endured a challenging journey along the way.

People start using drugs or alcohol for lots of different reasons. Usually, it’s because it makes them feel better. Sometimes they use to help deal with stress or as an attempt to self-medicate an underlying mental health condition. But after a while, drugs and alcohol damage the brain and change how it works. The addiction takes hold.

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