Addiction is a problem that can affect everyone, from the person going through it to their family and friends to the community around them. Overcoming addiction can feel overwhelming, but the key may be in treating related mental health issues.
“Substance abuse and mental health issues go hand-in-hand,” according to Addiction Group. “There is a proven connection between substance use disorders and mental health disorders. Many people struggle with both issues, and for most, one drives the other in some manner.”