The Magnitude of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the U.S.

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The Magnitude of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the U.S.
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The Magnitude of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the U.S.
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The harmful nature of alcohol and drug abuse in the U.S. is a topic of great concern to government and society. Addiction can be a cycle chock full of tragedy and loss. Individuals do harm to their bodies, families are destroyed, and lives are essentially wasted. However, one of the worst aspects of alcohol and drug abuse is the fact that individuals who are suffering from these addictions are often treated as if their addiction is akin to committing a violent crime. Violent crimes may be committed by individuals who are under the influence of alcohol or drugs and that is...
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