Grief & Substance Abuse


Grief is something that every person on earth has to deal with at some point in their life. Sometimes the pain of losing someone close is too much to deal with, and turning to alcohol or drugs seems to be an easy way to escape. Abusing mind-altering substances as a way to deal with grief commonly leads to addiction. Eventually, the mind correlates the feelings of grief with the need to drink or use drugs. The problem is that this is [...]