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.
The Karen translation was reviewed by staff at the Karen Chemical Dependency Taskforce of Minnesota.
Karen Chemical Dependency Taskforce of Minnesota
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