"When Getting Sober Reveals an Underlying Illness" - Great article from Liv's Recovery Kitchen
I really like this article, “When Getting Sober Reveals an Underlying Illness” from Liv’s Recovery Kitchen. Liv describes how adverse childhood experiences can increase the likelihood for chronic illnesses, substance abuse and addiction, injury, and many others.
She also discusses the famous ACES study which is one of the most famous studies done that outlines how our childhood can positively or negatively affect us based on the types of experiences we had as a child. Here’s the link to the study in case you want to read more: https://harmreductiontherapy.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Origins-of-Addiction-ACE-Study.pdf