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We live, and work, in a culture where alcohol consumption is pervasive. Indulging, and even overindulging, are so normalized that those who abstain are usually viewed as different. It's easy to underestimate how this behavior affects people who work hard to live a life in recovery. According to the National Institutes of Health, 75% of people who need help with substance use disorders (SUDs) don't get treatment due to shame and stigma.

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