SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER
LEGAL MATTERS RELATED TO ADDICTION & RECOVERY
LEGAL SERVICES FOR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER
Many people have the wrong idea about what addiction is. They think it’s a choice made by bad people, and it couldn’t be further than that. It isn’t a choice. It’s an illness. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, substance use disorder (or SUD) is a mental disorder impacts ones brain and behavior, which leads them to use substances such as legal or illegal drugs, alcohol, or other medications.
In the United States, substance use disorder is not only one of our largest public health concerns, but criminal justice issues. Those who suffer from substance use disorders need support– especially those who might also be facing legal action. They need a legal professional who can help guide them through the intimidating and complicated area of practice. That’s where we come in.