When We Use Addiction to Self-Medicate

When We Use Addiction to Self-Medicate

If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide, PLEASE call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Sometimes when we’re thinking about addiction recovery, we are more focused on the addictive behaviors than on the underlying causes fueling those behaviors. Very often our addictions are fueled by our need to self-medicate from our pain. We…