A double standard in disabilities


When did “crackhead” become the disparagement de jour? Should addiction be treated any differently than other disabilities? William Halliday, a recovering addict, took a second job at Van Toen Innovations, checking with car dealerships to get the best deal for the automobile broker’s clients. He had been in 14 residential …

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Living with Chronic Illness and Addiction

by Bajeerao Patil Addiction is a deadly cycle that impacts central nervous system. Once you get addicted to any mood altering substance including painkillers you start feeling powerless over it, and you crave for it even when you know it has been impacting your life negatively. Addiction impairs your judgment, and …

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