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Addiction and Honesty – Breaking the Stigma

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Due to the highly stigmatized nature of addiction, addiction and honesty go well when hand-in-hand. Addiction and honesty play a huge role in breaking the stigma of addiction, as addicts often fear seeking treatment due to becoming stigmatized. In truth, anyone can become addicted to drugs or alcohol, including neighbors, family members and friends. In order to break the stigma, recovering addicts, and their friends and family members, should speak out so that others can gain the strength to get help.

Addiction and Honesty

Being honest as a recovering addict can be hard, but it is therapeutic and can also help others. In order to break the stigma and show society that addiction can affect anyone, recovering addicts can be honest about their stories. Whether they “hit rock bottom,” had an intervention, or sought addiction treatment, recovering addicts can share their journeys as a way to support those who are struggling with addiction.

In this touching clip from Stories of Hope, recovering addicts and their friends and family speak out on their journeys with addiction.

If you, or someone you know, are suffering from an addiction, The Bergand Group can help. We offer addiction recovery services for addicts and their family members, such as outpatient detox/withdraw symptom management, relapse prevention, and family therapy. The Bergand Group, with offices in Baltimore and Harford County, is Maryland’s leading addiction recovery center, and we are here to support you on your road to recovery. Get in touch with The Bergand Group today!

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About The Bergand Group:

At The Bergand Group in Baltimore and Harford County, Maryland, our therapists have more than twenty years of experience in the mental health and addiction fields. Our focus is on providing comprehensive mental health care and appropriate care for addictive disorders. We offer both alcohol rehabilitation and drug rehabilitation. If you or someone you know is struggling with alcohol or substance addiction, there is help available. We also offer several other services, including family therapy and counseling. We can help. Contact us today.

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