1. Addiction or Mental Illness: Which Should You Treat First?
Substance use can alter behaviors, moods, and personalities so severely for people with addiction that without specialized knowledge and experience, it’s difficult to determine underlying causes such as mental illness or trauma.
2. Understanding the link between human trafficking and drug addiction.
Teresina Hanna says she was living with her mom and boyfriend when they told her to get out. After running away from a shelter, she fell into a cycle of human trafficking at 11 years old. [ NJTV News ]