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Is there a safe way to use drugs and alcohol?
"My dad's drinking consumed him and my mom took my brother and I away from that situation."
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Positive Directions is a community-based, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit located in Westport, Connecticut and is the primary provider of alcohol and substance misuse prevention and individual counseling services.
The Agency principally serves the towns of Fairfield, Norwalk, Weston, Westport and Wilton and its mission is to support individuals, families, and communities by providing (1) prevention programs that build resiliency and life skills in adolescents, adults and families and (2) treatment for mental health and addictive behaviors.
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My dad's drinking consumed him and my mom took my brother and I away from that situation. As I grew up, I soon realized exactly how damaging alcohol addiction can be.
I knew my godson had struggled with alcohol and marijuana abuse, although it was a big shock when we lost him to an opiate overdose.
There are those who believe that drugs only affect families of a certain income, or who live in certain places, or who pick their friends badly.