Because drug and alcohol use can be equated to learned behavior to deal with other problems, these behaviors can be unlearned. This supports the idea that there is an opportunity for dependent persons to change and achieve a lifestyle that is free from drugs or alcohol and consequently free from dependency. In order to do this appropriately however, it seems necessary to address the actual problem – the issues of the mind rather than the issues with the substances themselves.
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