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Elizabeth Hartney, PhD

What Not to Say About Addiction

By January 16, 2013

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As some of the most misunderstood health conditions around today, people living with addictions of all kinds have to put up with ignorant comments from family, healthcare workers, and even the media.

If you are living with an addiction, you've probably got some real clangers to share.

Share the stupidest thing you've heard someone say about addiction.

If you know someone with an addiction, here are five things not to say to someone with a drug addiction.

And although it is shocking and sad that so many people get it wrong, here is what not to say to someone who has lost an addicted loved one.

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