What is stigma and how does this impact mental health/substance (ab)use treatment?

Great question!  The dictionary defines stigma as “a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person.” Many of us have been taught from a young age not to talk about our mental health, that this is shameful and embarrassing….

Social Anxiety & Substance Use 

Day in and day out we are exposed to stressors and outside stimuli. Sometimes we are able to move through our day and feel little to no impact, while other times these stimuli and stressors cause us extreme discomfort.  We all have…

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