What is Substance Addiction

  • March 29, 2016
  • Author Reach out Recovery
  • Topic Addiction
  • Type Website
Created By Reach Out Recovery
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What is Substance Abuse?

Addiction is defined as a chronic, relapsing brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences.

This article simply and clearly explains the science of what happens in the brain to cause addiction and how drugs work in the brain to produce pleasure.

The Reach Out Recovery website has extensive information on addiction and details on every kind of drug that is being abused. 

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