Disabilities and Substance Abuse
Submitted by MIchael L on August 12, 2019 - 9:41pm
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How does having a disability effect an individual’s ability to get the information needed to properly handle substance abuse for themselves or their loved ones?
There are are different problems encountered depending on the disability of the individual. I would like to discuss the barriers particular disabilities need to overcome in order to receive the resources necessary to handle this ever growing problem we face in society.
The purpose of this discussion is to share, through personal experience or research, things you’ve encountered as an Adult Educator on this topic. Discussing how it was handled or getting feedback on how to handle it through this discussion can help others handle situations in the future.