Codependency Is a Toxic Myth in Addiction Recovery

Published by The New York Times, Maia Szalavitz’s opinion piece explores the harms of “tough love” as a remedy for perceived codependency among those with substance use disorders and their loved ones. The author critiques the false rhetoric surrounding “codependency,” including a history of media and “treatment practices” hindering recovery. Szalavitz’s article truly sheds light on the importance of supporting loved ones experiencing addiction.

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