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“Substance Abuse” and “issues” ?

Question by ninjagirlz: “Substance abuse” and “issues” ?
Why is it that it is said that all people who use “substances” have some sort of other issues, or that they use them to escape whatever their problems are ? Cant some people just use them occasionally because they like how they make them feel?? Just a thought.

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Answer by JAMES A N
Not all substance users have severe emotional/mental issues. In fact, many people who do choose to use a substance don’t become addicted and develop problematic tendencies. People do refer to this though because a large population of drug users get high for the sole reason of escaping reality, depression, physical pain or other underlying mental conditions.

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