|In 2014, 21.5 million adults battled a substance use disorder, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
Addiction is a serious issue that threatens lives on a daily basis, but there is nothing like first hand experience to illuminate just how widespread a threat it poses.
Dr. JoAnn Yanez, executive director of the AANMC, had a recent outpatient surgery that made her understand how real the issue of addiction can be for people. She shares her advice in this month’s feature article.
Read the story to hear from addiction experts at AANMC’s member schools and learn how naturopathic medicine can help patients manage pain and overcome addiction.