Tag: addiction

Addiction is a Disease — It Changes the Brain

23 million people need treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol use problem. Check out this infographic from the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare for more info on addictions and treatment.  

Addictions are Often the Next Step beyond Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is certainly not restricted to the young. Anyone at any age can develop a repetitive pattern of drug and alcohol use that can damage their physical and mental health, threaten their relationships and diminish their performance at school or on the job. From Use to Abuse to Addiction Why are some people able […]