All posts by Seth Blais

Seth Blais

About Seth Blais

My name is Seth Blais, and I am a person in recovery from a Substance Use Disorder. I have personally struggled with the misuse of drugs and alcohol for more than a decade. I think it’s important to openly and honestly share my experience, and I’m fortunate to be in a position where I feel comfortable doing so. I’m not an expert or a medical professional, and I’m not qualified to provide treatment or advice. What I can provide, are honest self-reflections, hard-earned life lessons, and relevant commentary on issues surrounding substance use.

It doesn’t matter if you think addiction is not a disease

Arthur Vines

Despite being officially recognized as a brain disease for more than thirty years, Substance Use Disorder’s designation as such is continually ridiculed and stigmatized by people both inside and outside the recovery community. You may have seen the recent viral video posted by “Arthur Vines,” which has garnered more than 18 million views on Facebook. In the video […]