What Is Addiction?

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This one-page handout educates people about addiction. It discusses how drugs change the brain and can cause problems, and explains that addiction is a brain disease. It describes the behavior of a person who is addicted, and the negative consequences of addiction. The document provides Internet and telephone contacts for alcohol and drug information, and treatment referral assistance.

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Karen Chemical Dependency Taskforce of Minnesota
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Addiction, Alcohol, Drugs
Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Date Last Reviewed:
9/23/2015
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