What Is Addiction?

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Abstract:

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.

Author(s):
Karen Chemical Dependency Taskforce of Minnesota
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Resource Creation Date:
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Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
9/23/2015
Record Last Updated:
3/21/2018

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