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6 Reasons Drugs and Alcohol Are Not the Answers

Many people turn to drugs and alcohol when life becomes difficult. A lot of people tend to think that drugs and alcohol are the answers to our problems. However, this is not the case. In most cases these two substances can worsen problems. Stan Popovich, a nationally known author has provided 6 reason why drugs and alcohol are not the answers to our problems:

  1. Drugs and alcohol are dangerous to your health
  2. Avoiding your problems does not work 
  3. Drugs and alcohol can make things difficult
  4. Learning is minimized
  5. You will not solve your situation
  6. Getting professional help is the best option

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Chris Massman is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Chris' training includes Family Systems Theory along with numerous other theories. She believes therapy is an art and chooses the theory she feels will most benefit the individual sitting in front of her. Her specialty lies is in the field of Chemical Dependency and Addictions. Chris is currently seeing individuals, couples and families. Chris is a Clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists as well as the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Chris has two locations including Tarzana and Agoura Hills, CA.