Substance abuse among politicians presents unique challenges

The article, “Substance abuse among politicians presents unique challenges”, by Sarah M. Wojcik states

“For some people, politics becomes an obsession,” said Terry Madonna, with Franklin & Marshall College. “It can just become so ingrained in who they are … that they can’t give up the stage.”

American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight:

Substance abuse is not foreign to any profession and no one person is immune to it.  The problem is found in every demograph and politicians are not exempt.

Substance abuse has especially been notable in the news lately with various politicians and notably the Mayor of Toronoto.

This article looks at the unique challenges that face politicians and the people who have to deal with their issues while in office.

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