Understanding the Functioning Substance User
There’s a segment of people within our population who misuse drugs and alcohol but skillfully keep their usage covertly tucked away in the shadows. They have a seemingly successful public life with an excellent job, lovely home, sweet family, and pleasant social affairs. They are high-functioning substance users.
They are among the hardest group of people having issues with drug and alcohol consumption to get help. You could be related to one of these people or work with them every day and not know about their vices.