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.

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

Author(s):
Karen Chemical Dependency Taskforce of Minnesota
Country of Origin:
United States
Medical Reviewer:
Coming soon
Other Reviewer:
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
Translated by translation company. Reviewed by second translator at translation company
Community Participation:
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Population:
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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:
12/14/2018

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