We wanted to share an interesting article about rebuilding your credit after completing a drug treatment program.
Having a Substance Use Disorder can damage your health and your personal relationships, it also can drain your finances.
A 2014 survey on drug use by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration found that 27 million Americans aged 12 or older used an illegal drug in the prior 30 days. And a study by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism found that over 15 million American adults suffered from alcohol use disorder.
Anyone with a loved one who has suffered from a drug or alcohol problem, or anyone who has suffered addiction themselves, knows that the cost of addiction is high. It can lead to strained or broken relationships with loved ones, the loss of a job and not enough money to pay the bills.
If you’re struggling to stay clean and sober, and also have financial issues weighing on your mind, getting your life back on track may feel impossible. Addiction may be an ongoing battle, but financial recovery doesn’t have to be. With a solid plan, you can get your finances under control.