What Is Drug Addiction?
Posted on October 8, 2021
Drug addiction is a complex neurobiological disease that requires integrated treatment of the mind, body, and spirit. It is considered a brain disease because drugs change the brain — they change its structure and how it works. Here is an overview of drug addiction, including: What is the Best Definition of Drug Addiction? What… Read On »
What is Alcoholism?
Posted on February 24, 2015
Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States: 17.6 million people, or one in every 12 adults, suffer from an alcohol use disorder or dependence. Every year, several million more drink heavily. Not all binge drinkers become alcoholics, but it is a risk factor. Alcoholism is a primary chronic disease of… Read On »