How we think about “chemical dependency” needs to shift. There is no standard. There is no poster person for chemical dependency. Alcoholics Anonymous “AA” started in 1935 and in 2018, a stigma, and misunderstandings, still exist.
I spent some time recently visiting with Mark Wachlin about his role as a licensed alcohol and tobacco counselor. Mark challenged me to question my own thinking about chemical dependency. Read more in this issue about how Mark approaches his work and how he uses his passion to help others.
You may dig a little deeper in your own thinking as a result.
Next month, we’ll focus on Financial Well-being just in time for the holidays. Let me know if you have a topic you’d like to share.
Here’s to your well-being,
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