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Treating the Trauma Behind Addiction

Article from U.S. News by Katelyn Newman

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"If you want to understand why many people are addicts, even people that get, you know, hooked on drugs from pharmaceuticals, a lot of it can be traced back to childhood experiences and trauma – not all, but most of it," says Polish, 51.

Joe Polish, a marketing expert who has battled addiction, says addressing its root cause is key to getting sober. 

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Addiction, Alcohol, Drugs, News, Recovery, Sobriety, Trauma