addiction-myths

Myths about Addiction

Those coping with a drug or alcohol addiction can be some of the most honest and courageous people around. When given the right support, people with addictions can go on to lead a happy, productive life. Addicts must deal with both the intrinsic difficulty of addiction and the ever-present threat of relapse, while simultaneously struggling against harmful stereotypes and pervasive myths about addiction that sabotage recovery. Despite decades of quality addiction research, we continue to see how these dangerous myths negatively impact addicts in recovery and their loved ones. Renaissance Ranch Ogden employs only proven methods of effective addiction treatment and are committed to combating such misinformation.

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