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Ask the Peer Support Specialist: Self-Medication and Substance Abuse

Perspective | March 23, 2020

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In this interview, Dwayne Mayes sits down with PsychU to explain why individuals may engage in self-medication and substance abuse, based on his personal experience as a peer support specialist. Mr. Mayes clarifies the distinction between harm reduction and abstinence, and he explains different approaches to reduce substance use. Dwayne Mayes is the Patient &…

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