Few physicians know how to recognize addiction or address it, even though they may see addicted patients on a regular basis and even treat the conditions their addictions cause. A recent Columbia University report found that most doctors do not know how to diagnose substance abuse or treat it. Of the 22 million Americans with a substance abuse problem, only 10 percent received treatment.
#DemiLovato is a wonderful advocate for #mentalhealth & #addiction care! We love her new campaign, #BeVocal, that encourages others to use their voices to the break #stigma surrounding these illnesses.