This article was written by Aaron Lebold, a guest blogger for the Kill The Heroin Epidemic Nationwide family and network of websites. Below, Aaron discusses breaking the cycle of addiction and what he calls the “Pain Olympics”. More information about where to find more of Aaron’s writings can be found at the bottom of the article.
We all have our own reasons for getting involved with substance use. Most of us have some sort of life event that we can identify as a sort of catalyst. Over time as our addiction consumes us (and it always does), our reasons for using become our permission. Sometimes men and women suffering from drug or heroin addiction are able to do some sort of therapy and even become comfortable talking about their pasts. However, many are not yet willing to let go of it.
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