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What are the social problems associated with substance abuse? Are any of them fixable?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
3 doctors agree
In brief: Education
Researchers have found a close connection between drug abuse, criminal behaviour and social attitudes.
- the only way to change anything is through bringing awareness of this issue and education.

In brief: Education
Researchers have found a close connection between drug abuse, criminal behaviour and social attitudes.
- the only way to change anything is through bringing awareness of this issue and education.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Mutual support helps
Addiction disrupts work and social relationships.
These problems may indeed be repaired through participation in mutual support groups such as alcoholics anonymous and other 12 step programs.

In brief: Mutual support helps
Addiction disrupts work and social relationships.
These problems may indeed be repaired through participation in mutual support groups such as alcoholics anonymous and other 12 step programs.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Thank
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