Can You Grow Out of a Drug Problem?

Can You Grow Out of a Drug Problem?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell 12/14/12

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says situational substance abuse may pass, but addiction is ongoing.

Reader's Question: A lot of us find that addiction is a progressive disease. But are there some people who just naturally grow out of substance abuse problems?

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