Substance Abuse Disorder, Buddhism, and Meditation

I’m 49 years old and I’ve struggled with addictions for most of my life. Additionally, I suffer from mental health issues such as depression, PTSD, and anxiety as a result of childhood trauma; abuse and hardships I’ve experienced as a result of my addiction. What I would like to share is about how Buddhism and meditation has enriched my recovery this time around, helped me deal with cravings and to working my way out of a full blown relapse right here in a prison environment.

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