chapter  8
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Drugs and Alcohol As Anesthesia

God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish one from the other.

Reinhold Niebuhr

Although addictions are often the cause of much pain and loss in the survivor's life and the lives of the ones close to the survivor, addictions can also enable the survivor to endure the most painful of experiences and memories.