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Addiction and self-loathing

The underlying events and emotions that often lead to total devastation in the form of addiction/alcoholism are rarely, if ever, spoken of.

The shame, stigma and silence surrounding addiction sadly ends in the death of at least *90 people in the U.S. every day.  As a society, people are becoming increasingly disconnected from each other, their faces glued to electronic devices, this is a problem that is only getting worse.  NOTE:  This blog had to be edited due to disturbing content. 

*According to the National Institute of Health (NIH) nih.gov

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