How Social Interaction Can Inspire Sobriety

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“The protective effects of social interaction are more straightforward for rats than for people, but even so, the new findings in rats are in accord with what social scientists have reported for decades—feelings of connectedness to society can protect some (not all) people against Substance Use Disorders.”

This aligns with other data I have read that the number of social interactions a day was the single biggest factor in longevity prediction.