Do you know what diabetes, cancer, heart disease and addiction all have in common?

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All are chronic conditions; they are long lasting and often develop slowly over a period of time.

What do they also have in common?

No one ever chooses to have any of them. To have diabetes, cancer, heart disease or addiction is not a choice.

Successful recovery from addiction also occurs over long periods of time. Recovery involves self-change and/or multiple treatments and sometimes overcoming relapse.

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We see what we want to see.
See that addiction is not a choice.

To get help for you or someone you care about, call 1-800-565-8603 or go to ConnexOntario.ca Many services ARE free and help IS available.

Brought to you by the Addictions Awareness Committee of Simcoe Muskoka.  

National Addictions Awareness Week: November 17-23, 2014

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