• 16 sober before-and-after photos from real people who fought addiction - and won

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Nearly 21 million Americans struggle with a substance use disorder - the medical illness caused by recurring misuse of alcohol or drugs. In their most severe form, SUDs are known by a much more familiar name: Addiction.
    But only about 10% of people with these disorders will get any kind of specialized treatment for them, according to a 2016 report released by the US Surgeon General.
    There are many reasons for this gap, according to the report. Some people can't access or afford care. Some fear shame or discrimination that may come with speaking out. Others may not believe they have a...
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