Chemical dependency is not a moral issue; it is, instead, a treatable illness which causes a deterioration of moral and ethical values. The stigma is not in having the illness but in failing to seek treatment once its presence is recognized. Seeking treatment is perfectly acceptable social behavior. Chemical dependency is a progressive diseaseâ€”it never gets better by itself.
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