Emotional trauma, physical or sexual abuse, divorce, peer pressure, or another of many possible underlying causes of despair are often found to have been the catalyst for individual’s heading down the self-destructive path of alcohol and substance abuse. The road to recovery begins by determining what unique factors triggered this behavior.
Anyone effected by addiction is invited to join the discussion at any of the Racing for Recovery™ support group meetings.
According to the Department of Health and Human Services, “an estimated 22 million American’s are classified with [one form or another of] substance dependance or abuse…”
All too often, individuals make bad choices in life, because they did not receive the right guidance or advice from a peer or someone they looked up to and respected. In a perfect world, every child would learn, from an early age at home, how to make the right choices and avoid the pitfalls associated with alcohol and drug abuse. Unfortunately, this does not always happen and it is sometimes left to others to connect, educate and inspire a healthy lifestyle in others.