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“The truth about drug dependency and abuse is that it affects every socioeconomic level, it doesn’t discriminate and “fatherless children” are far more susceptible.”

What causes a person to choose drugs and alcohol as a coping mechanism for survival? Michael Oden finds after fifteen years as a Deputy Probation Officer and counselor that alcohol/drug abuse and dependency is not a disease, but a response to coping with unresolved traumatic events of the past. After more than 8000 interviews with clients on probation for drug and alcohol offenses, he saw a striking pattern. Many adults with a history of long term substance dependency experienced a childhood where there was abuse or neglect of some kind and essentially “When Nobody’s Home.”

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