“The Opposite Of Addiction Is Not Sobriety, It’s Connection” – Understanding Drug Use And Students

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by a company called Recovery Brands, who focuses their research on the effects of stigmata in our world–the idea that using stigmas, or labels, for people (specifically those struggling with addictions) actually hurts, or potentially even inhibits the recovery process.

This idea really fascinated me, and really shifted my perception on addicts and addictions.
What if the world we live in is actually making it easier to become addicted, and harder to save yourself? Continue reading