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 »
The 5 Most Common Addictions in America
Posted on February 27, 2019
America’s opioid crisis gets a lot of attention, as it should. The rate of fatal overdoses involving opioids has been increasing exponentially in recent years, reaching nearly 50,000 in 2017 according to the CDC. More than two million Americans are addicted to prescription opioid painkillers such as OxyContin and Vicodin. And the scope of misuse… Read On »